For starters, please allow me to say, “Hello.” After taking a new job that involves a lot of time on the road, I’ve become a bit of a stranger to those of you who had regularly read this blog. Sorry for the absence, but there hasn’t been much free time. And I’ve resisted the temptation to “blog just for the sake of blogging.” I’ve always aimed to put meat on the table, not just garnish.
So, I’m back today with another original offering. No crime news today. We’ll ease back into a reasonable blogging groove with a simple video featuring one of my favorite places; a stretch of shore without a sandy beach. Hardly ideal for the simplest of walks as you may sooner find yourself sinking in mud than moving forward. Such is the effect of the rivers that end here, the clay of the land and the daily tugging and pushing of a tide that repeatedly fills and empties the bay.
This video was shot along a ting stretch of shore on Camano Island in Washington state. It stars a family of bald eagles. The supporting cast includes two ultralights and shorebirds. The unrehearsed performance all unfolds upon a majestic stage.
Do you have a special outdoor place? Whether it’s in the mountains, on the water or, perhaps, your back yard, feel free to tell us about it here!