The Polk Penguin Conservation Center

It’s certainly been a while since I last updated, and that’s in part with not being inspired to photograph anything and being preoccupied with other things. However, I was privileged to be able to go to the Detroit Zoo on the day they opened the new Polk Penguin Conservation Center and it is glorious. The…

Flight of the Falcon

While the guy in the hawking and falconry act did the hawking tricks, the lady followed with the falcons. This cutie is the one that got to swoop around us. They also had a gorgeous white falcon, speckled with mousy gray spots.

Birds of Prey

There was a man and lady at the RenFest this year that were demonstrating hawking and falconry with their trained birdies and it was pretty much the coolest thing ever. I’ve always been fascinated by falconry thanks for reading many English Renaissance era books in my youth about Bloody Mary, Queen Elizabeth I, Henry VIII,…

Goat Whisperer

I think I might have to add another week to the end of this challenge to make up for missed days. Anyway, I didn’t do throwback Thursday this week, so let’s revisit an older photo tonight, shall we? Circa 2012, when my mom, my aunt and I went to Yates Cider Mill and I was…