Archive - Jul 23, 2006

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Heron poses



The heron has been standing out on the swamp all evening, striking various poses.



For a full five minutes, he stood like this--sort of cross-winged, as if in the heron lotus position.


Harvest begins



The air is heavy with grain dust. Harvest has started. It feels like Labor Day. Although the drought is taking its toll on the crops, the colors are striking.



The days are getting a little shorter, but even so, this sunset happened just after nine p.m.