As I do on many lunch hours, I drove to nearby Breckinridge Park. I like to drive slowly through the park on rainy and foggy days. The birds love this weather.
I watched Eastern Bluebirds and an Eastern Phoebe. Then I looked out my passenger window. A few feet away I saw this Red-Tailed Hawk feeding:
After work, I saw this Dark-Eyed Junco:
I spent two hours this evening at the Garland Salvation Army, assisting at the Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program free legal clinic. Folks face such challenges in dealing with the legal system. I did a small part to try to get their cases through intake, so that legal aid can hunt an attorney to take each case.
I heard from the law student who, like me thirty four years ago, went to law school after getting an Arkansas physics degree. I remember being in that 1L place so well, but it was all so long ago.