Vibrant and Capricious — Monday, February 28. 2022

Now that the cows have gone

The Sandhill Cranes have arrived

Filling all the fields with their achingly beautiful selfs

And the sound of their trilling calls resonating in the air.

Your friend on a western Colorado farm,



21 thoughts on “Vibrant and Capricious — Monday, February 28. 2022

  1. I heard then saw a small flock heading north about 11:20am today. I’ve found the sandhills are a more reliable indicator of spring than the robins. Hearing them call while flying overhead leaves me feeling restless.


  2. Charlee: “Ooh, it’s the big birds with the big pointy noises again!”
    Chaplin: “We sure would like to meet them!”
    Lulu: “You always say that, but I’m pretty sure that if you actually met one you would just run away from it.”


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