Robert (gurdonark) wrote,
Robert
gurdonark

kindness and sandpipers

Monday I walked Beatrice in the dark. Beatrice ran. Then I went for dental x-rays and cleaning. The x-rays showed no cavities. I worked a solid day and then went home and went to bed early.

Tuesday Beatrice dawdled. I ate soft chicken tacos without cheese for lunch. I was touched when my former secretary Penny posted a facebook post at noon. She started working for me 30 years ago today. She works in southern California now. She started for me as a green legal secretary. Now she is an accomplished paralegal. Her kindness in posting an appreciative post moved me.

After work I walked in Timbers Nature Preserve. I was pleased to see that the renovations finally include re-sodding the ballfields. I heard distant gunfire and wondered if dove hunting season has begun. I saw Mourning Doves, a Red-Tailed Hawk, an Eastern Phoebe and a pair of American Kestrels.

I drove to Lake Lavon, where Least Sandpipers foraged on the shore.

Subscribe

  • Rain and ratings

    Monday started with a big rain. I wore my blue rain jacket, which looks like a windbreaker with a hood. By Noon, the rain stopped. By six p.m., the…

  • Active Week

    Last week I: --saw Painted Buntings in Oak Point Park; --changed flat acquired in Sachse due to a pothole in 35 minutes, using my Hyundai Kona's…

  • A Trip to Mena

    Friday morning we set out to drive from our home to Mena, Arkansas. We saw a Bald Eagle between Durant, Oklahoma and Atoka. A bit past the…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 0 comments