Thursday, September 11, 2014

Western New York Idyll: A Babbling Brook

Well not so much babbling as idling, though it's had plenty of water to fill it this non-summer. It runs under our lane and the banks on the other side are deep in forget-me-nots. There's no real reason to mention it except that it's a thing of beauty.Oh and I once saw a furry animal cavorting in it. Could it have been a fisher?

Or, since fishers don't like fish, possibly a muskrat?

It never introduced itself so I shall probably never know. But I still study the brook intently every time I walk past.

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