Two red-tailed hawks on my neighbor’s utility pole. The mockingbirds were not happy at all about them being in the neighborhood and did their best to chase off the hawks.
Sunset in Houston, Texas, with Sam Houston’s statue.
A fish fossil from the Frithiof Fossil Collection at the Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History, Bryan, Texas.
Sumiko remembered her grandmother, sobo Kasumi, wincing as she knelt down at the chabudai, her gnarled hands barely able to hold her bowl and chopsticks. Soon, Sobo Kasumi’s arthritis pain finally reached a point where she couldn’t grasp anything, or walk. She faded away a little each day until there was no life when the sun rose.
Sumiko’s grandchildren now followed tradition by calling her sobo Sumiko. Recalling their laughter, she smiled while digging into the microwaved dinner at her IKEA table. Tradition, she thought, grateful for her fork, knife and arthritis medicine, is sometimes best left to the young.
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