Nighttime

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After the Rain

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An Egg?

Sentinels

Hanging out.

“What? What are you trying to ask me?” thought Harriett.

The Doctor, nervously did not respond.

 

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Wingspan

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Housekeeping

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Habitat

 

Unable to dive more than three feet below the water’s surface, Ospreys gravitate toward shallow fishing grounds, frequenting deep water only where fish school near the surface. Ospreys nest in a wide variety of locations, from Alaska to New England, Montana to Mexico, Carolina to California; their habitat includes almost any expanse of shallow, fish-filled water, including rivers, lakes, reservoirs, lagoons, swamps, and marshes. Whatever the location, Osprey nesting habitat must include an adequate supply of accessible fish within a maximum of about 12 miles of the nest; open, usually elevated nest sites free from predatory mammals such as raccoons, and a long enough ice-free season to allow the young to fledge.

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Wet and Rainy

I love the rain.  I love how it softens the outlines of things. The world becomes softly blurred, and I feel like I melt right into. Rain is grace; rain is the sky descending to the earth; without rain, there would be no life.

John Updike

Be still, sad heart, and cease repining;
Behind the clouds is the sun still shining;
Thy fate is the common fate of all,
Into each life some rain must fall,
Some days must be dark and dreary.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow [1807-1882]

 

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