Serendipity

“There is a fine line between serendipity and stalking.”  — David Coleman Long-legged White Ibis forage in shallow wetlands, probing for prey beneath the surface.  When they feel something, they pinch their bill like a tweezer, pulling out crayfish, earthworms, marine worms, and crabs.  *   *   * American White Ibis — Photo by Mary … More Serendipity

Sentry

“At the end of the day, the goals are simple: safety and security.” — Jodi Rell When on the ground eating or resting, Canada geese typically position one or more birds near the edge of the flock as a sentry or guard. As with many other fowl or animals that live in groups and are … More Sentry

Trapped

“Are you trapped in a situation, or are you trapped in how you are thinking about the situation?” — Akiroq Brost *   *   * Cormorant hooked on derelict fishing line.* — Photo by Mary O’Connor © 2018  *Fishing piers are often places where miscast fishing lures and lines become wrapped around pilings, entangling birds … More Trapped

Stalking

“…in nature there are predators and prey. The hunters and the hunted. The heartbreakers and the heartbroken. The beautiful thing is that Nature lets us choose which we want to be, most people never make the choice though because they don’t even know they have it.” — Lynn Weingarten *   *   * Green … More Stalking