A sunny afternoon suddenly had an explosion of magpies squawking around the house. Like a scene from some weird horror movie, they fluttered all around and I stepped outside. Black and white feathers darted in every direction and quick movement in the corner of my eye caught my attention.
Monday, November 30, 2015
Monday, November 23, 2015
What was that? Something had caught my eye out in the middle of nowhere from a poorly maintained, dusty county road. Was it a reflection from within the sagebrush choked landscape? An unnatural shape boldly standing out? Bright colors contrasting so vividly that it brought attention to itself even through my poor color vision? I eased over to a wide spot in the road to turn around.
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Gasping for air, I fully recognize my endurance has suffered by resting a relentless IT band issue. A racing heart compliments my rapid breathing as I console myself while gazing at the trickling mountain stream and the few remaining leaves bravely clinging to the trees. But, I suddenly hear footsteps from behind and quickly spin.