Rebecca Asher turns off Piedmont Road into the parking lot for Ansley Mall, and parks behind the filling station that’s on the corner of Piedmont and Monroe Drive. She’s headed to a show at Smith’s Olde Bar, half a block away. Tonight, she has decided she won’t drink much, because she needs her wits about … Continue reading House Band, Rebecca
As far as endings go, Jack Standridge had one of the best. He simply went to sleep and didn’t wake up the next morning. A Marine, who served in Korea, he came home to Decatur, Georgia, where he found a job with his father’s insurance agency, eventually taking over the business when his father retired. … Continue reading House Band, Jack Standridge
A sampling of some of the items I've found left behind during my early morning walks along the South Peachtree Creek PATH and Stone Mountain.
Some video of a rabbit I encountered along the South Peachtree Creek PATH trail, 9 June 2017. It stuck around long enough for me to get this video. I was maybe four or five feet away, using the zoom.
House Wren Ebony Jewelwing
This is a compilation of videos taken of the blue heron that visits a local pond each year, throughout March and April of this year. The videos have been arranged to form a loose narrative.
I spent about fifteen minutes following a blue heron around a pond near my office this morning and making video clips, which I edited in iMovie. This is the finished product. There's been at least one, maybe multiple herons visiting the pond here for several years, but I'm not certain this is the same one … Continue reading Blue Heron, 24 April 2017, Chamblee, GA
Some video of a blue heron hanging out at a pond in Chamblee, GA. I was using the zoom, but I still managed to get about five or six feet away while making the video. I'm not sure if this is the same heron I normally see here. There's a creek not far away, which … Continue reading Blue Heron, Chamblee, GA, 13 April 2017
Here's video of some mockingbirds I encountered while out walking near my office. More info on these birds can be found at the Audubon Society's Guide to North American Birds.
While walking around Century Center in Chamblee Monday, I encountered an odd looking little bird I'd never seen before. Investigation on the Internet uncovered that it's a male zebra finch, which is not native to North America, but the species has been introduced, possibly as pets or for research. I'm not sure how this one … Continue reading Zebra Finch, Chamblee, GA, July, 2016