Tag Archives: observing nature

Those Wacky Raccoons

I’m about to cross the Park onto the running track. It’s first light, and not quite that, when I see two dark figures padding in the distance as if they’re doing a soft-shoe. I stop to observe two raccoons of … Continue reading

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Strolling Through The Park One Day

A Pit is doing his business while his owner patiently waits. I tool by and say to the dog, “Look how much your dad loves you.” The man, irritated, rolls his eyes and says, “He just takes so long to … Continue reading

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When Nature Knocks

At the tail end of my run this morning, I spot a baby raccoon scampering across the track.  Now most people, since it was daybreak, would assume he was rabid and dangerous, but I knew, he was just late. Kids … Continue reading

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