A Moment in Nature Phaon Crescent

Even the flags seemed frozento their poles, and the menstamping their well-shod feetresembled an army of overcoats. But we were young and fueledby hope, our ardor burned awaythe cold. We were the president’s,and briefly the president would be ours. The old poet stumbled over his own indelible words,his breath a wreath around his face:a kind…

A Moment in Nature Red Admiral

“It takes a great deal of courage to stand up to your enemies, but even more to stand up to your friends.” – J. K. Rowling

A Moment in Nature Lesser Black-backed Gull

“May your joys be as bright as the morning, and your sorrows merely be shadows that fade in the sunlight of love. May you have enough happiness to keep you sweet, enough trials to keep you strong, enough sorrow to keep you human, enough hope to keep you happy, enough failure to keep you humble,…

A Moment in Nature Red-shouldered Hawk

Predator constantly listening and understanding prey to ensure next meal One last prune and then fly across the field high in an oak tree to hunt prey