"Life doesn't have to be perfect to be wonderful." - Unknown
"That which does not kill you, makes you stronger." - Handed down through the ages. "Life's tough. It's even tougher when you're stupid." - John Wayne
26 December 2006
On my way home from getting some Christmas cards mailed out (and, no, I'm still not done) the day after Christmas, this Barred Owl greeted me from the top of a dead birch less than ¼ mile from the house.