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Owl Be Back!

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Imagine that tomorrow, all of your duties and obligations evaporate for the day. You get the day all to yourself, to do anything you please. What types of fun activities would make your day?Photographers, artists, poets: show us FUN.

via Daily Prompt: Nothin’ But A Good Time.

Since my retirement I’ve had an aversion to duties and obligations.  All the days are mine, all mine.

For a good time today,  I witnessed the release of a rehabilitated great-horned owl.   After being hit by a car she had head injuries and a severe concussion.  She couldn’t even stand up.   She was in rehab for 21 days, then released today where she was found.

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The release.  Wait, I missed it.  Do it again!

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The owl soared low over the field and landed on a fencepost to get her bearings.

I learned something today about the owl’s feet.   It looked like she only had two front toes when she was perched on a branch, but great horned owls are zygodactyl.  They have four toes, one of which can flex either forward or backward.

I  got a little misty eyed, watching the owl fly free.    Thank goodness for people who take care of broken birds.

Good luck Owl!   May you live long and prosper!