Here at SI headquarters, Mr. Sprockets and I have a fierce competition in the spring. We each claim points for spotting the "first" of several seasonal categories. These include - but are not limited to - woodchuck, robin, chipmunk, crocus, grackle.
Naturally, I am the more observant partner in our relationship. This is true in fact, and it's also true because the
|Robin, aka Rupert|
In my advanced zen-like state, I am much more in tune with the continuity of life at all levels. I perceive the manifestations of that continuity as facets of the continuum and not as events in and of themselves. Therefore, the normal and natural ebb and flow of various species is not something I find particularly noteworthy. How's that?
|Woodchuck, aka Groundhog|
Disclaimer: No animals or plants were harmed in the making of this blog, except for the ones we ate, and they were more assimilated than actually harmed.