Strange Things

Last night it was super windy. In the middle of the night I heard the gusts, and it sounded like our garbage cans blew over. This morning they had blown into the neighbors' yard, and some of their contents had blown away. This inadvertently solved a problem, because the can had been full and we had more bags that needed to be taken out...

[caption id="attachment_1610" align="aligncenter" width="574" caption="And these aren't small cans, either."][/caption]

Then when I was out on the parkway this morning, two trees had blown over onto the path that I had to climb around. I had noticed earlier that one of them had been chewed halfway through by beavers and hoped the parks people would cut it down, but I guess the wind saved them the trouble. When I came back that direction an hour or so later, though, they had already cut and removed them. Service!

Then, to top off the strange things, this suddenly plopped onto the pathway in front of me:

[caption id="attachment_1605" align="aligncenter" width="597" caption="Not often seen on land"][/caption]

There were a few seagulls wheeling high above me, so I guess one of them sort of lost its lunch. Anyway, an odd few hours.


Jen said…
is that a fish?? I'm so grossed out, for some reason.

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