Naperville Nature Alert

luis

March Madness on the giant screen was interrupted today by a family of wild turkeys inspecting my garden. I went outside and said, "Hey, what's going on?" The lead turkey, a big fat bastard, lifted his wings and commented, "Weegle weep." And they walked next door, not quite in a huff. Before I could feel diappointment, however, Chayo discovered that mourning doves had filled our bushes with little perfect eggs in little perfect nests. I told my pal Michael Poage that it felt like God was smiling. Since he's a pastor, he forgives me these occasional fits of epiphany. In front, daring the sky to snow--yellow crocus.

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James (not verified)

(speaking of which, since I'm up here in NYC, they finally caught the coyote I brought with me and let loose in Central Park)

James (not verified)

I heart random home encounters with wild things.

Luis (not verified)

Thanks, Juan! Glad the turkeys brought you a smile. Did you really post at 3:26 am??? Dude, you're a night-owl.

Luis

Anonymous (not verified)

Luis. Thanks for the Naperville
Nature alert. Good to know about
events that matter, especially
when Chayito discovers hidden
treasures in Nature. Your
family life gives me Hope!
Thank you Luis. Thanks, Chayito.
You two have made my day.
Un abrazo desde Texas.
John Saunders

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