Tag Archives: raccoons

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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Mistaken Identity

In my Ouch essay I talked about how much I hate littering, so when marching over to a park worker picking up piles of junk to commiserate, it came as no surprise. What did was what he told me. “I … Continue reading

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When You’re Too Happy

I was in a great mood this morning sleeping 13 blissful hours.  This came about after my friend Jed took me out for a lavish lunch where I ate and drank as if I were going to the chair. I … Continue reading

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Giacomo

Yesterday morning when I was running I saw a baby raccoon lolling in a tree. It was daylight so it’s always a surprise to see one. He was happily playing with leaves on a branch that, after covertly watching, totally … Continue reading

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A Peaceful Morning

My neighborhood gets up late on Sundays so if you’re smart, like me, you’ll revel in having the Park all to yourself. I decided to saunter my first loop taking in my surroundings since the sweet sound of quiet proved … Continue reading

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Alone In The Ring

I’m the first to admit, I am sensitive to a fault. I spend half my life weeping over some imagined slight and the other half trying to get over it. To look at me you’d never know this since it’s … Continue reading

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