With All Things Being Equal, More Or Less
How Did I Miss This?
take part in a goat-dragging competition as part of Navruz
celebrations, an ancient holiday marking the spring equinox, in the
Kyrgyz capital Bishkek Tuesday.
that seems like a lot more fun than standing around Stonehenge,
chanting in the chilly rain. I wonder if I could leap off a horse to
catch a goat? I guess the next time I am in Bishkek on the vernal
equinox, I could give it a try.
I took this shot, (above), yesterday, but it wasn’t ready for posting until I played with it a bit, today.
Today is the vernal equinox. It came early on our Gregorian calendar, but in reality it is happening exactly when it always does.
one of the second hand stores along the Sacramento river, is one of my
favorite spots to watch ducks feed under water. While there, today, I
saw what appears to be an otter.
not the only creature that was curious about the swimming mammal. As
soon as this duck, (above), noticed the otter, it made a beeline to
intercept it. (I bet that’s the first time that duck got compared to a
the duck got too close, the otter dove under and swam away. Otters can
stay under water, fishing and swimming, for as long as 4 minutes. I
didn’t stick around to time this one.
I noticed a cluster(?) of grape hyacinth growing along the drive into
the Treehouse apartments. After I saw one of these a couple of weeks
ago, and a neighbor identified what it was, I have been seeing them
me of mushroom hunting. At first you don’t see them, but once you spot
one you soon realize that you are surrounded by hundreds of them.
Today’s Relative Video;