Though the borrowed (thank-you Sophie Boisvert) & recently repaired (thank-you Sun Camera Service) Canon Rebel camera performed well this morning, I could not control the strong impulse within me to head to “Henry’s” after this morning’s walk (8 degrees and cloudy). There at Church & Queen East, my credit card suddenly appeared and I left with a brand new Sony camera (exactly the same as the one currently being repaired in B.C.) With luck, It will work properly until the other returns. At that point, with TWO cameras, I will always have a functioning camera. WHEW!
Species list: black-crowned night heron, great blue heron, mallard, wood duck, red-tailed hawk, belted kingfisher, rock pigeon, blue jay, black-capped chickadee, white-breasted nuthatch, American robin, house sparrow, northern cardinal, song sparrow. (14 species)
This morning’s group:
The hollow winds begin to blow,
The clouds look black, the glass is low;
The soot falls down, the spaniels sleep,
And spiders from their cobwebs peep. – Dr. Edward Jenner (1749–1823)