COPING THROUGH FRESH AIR

Posted On: Mar 26, 2020   |   Posted By: Karen Casebeer Photography

COPING THROUGH FRESH AIR

The evening news was just about to come on, and I knew I couldn't take another newscast devoted to the Coronavirus. Don't get me wrong. I'm taking this pandemic very seriously through self-isolation, but everyone needs a break sometimes. A safe break, that is. Getting fresh air away from others is one way to do that. A walk. A bike ride. For me, a drive outside taking pictures is my way to cope. And with temperatures nearing 50 degrees, I can even put my window down. Woohoo!
So Gracie and I headed to the countryside. The roads were nearly empty. I was the only car heading south on M-37. As I turned off the highway onto my normal route, right away, I heard birdsong of the Red-winged Blackbird. This one was trilling away on a pussy willow branch.
A solitary Ring-billed Gull was walking with its silhouette along the edge of a farmland pond.
I also saw several groups of geese congregating near other water sources in the area. Surely, they'd been migrating together. And then I heard a familiar sound! One I'd been...

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