Sunday, May 4, 2008
My eight-year-old companion and I enjoyed our first arb walk of the season together this evening -- crossing the wooden bridge into the lower arb and following the trail past the tennis courts, along the Cannon River, veering away from the river into mixed woodland and restored prairie, and around past the edge of an area that had recently undergone a controlled burn. A highlight was seeing some deer. Henry saw one doe that I didn't see, and then we saw two as we passed the same area on the way back. One leaped away, showing its white tail, but the other doe froze in place for quite a long time, allowing us to admire her large ears (below, in the center of the photo). Above, I'm trying out one of Picasa's collage features, which I just discovered. You can click on it to see the entire collage larger. I'd appreciate feedback on whether you think collages like this make a good blog feature.