One day last week, as I was leaving the New Point Light observation deck, I happened to glance off into the marsh and noticed this egret, who was sunning himself.
I'm not an astute enough heron or egret watcher to know whether there are discernible differences in color or other markings. I can distinguish between a male and female cardinal, no problem. But egrets? Just not that up to speed.
Anyway, this one was basking in the glow of the sun that particular afternoon, not at all perturbed by my intrusive camera.
This will be the first full/normal work week I've had since the week of September 23. The last home meet of Daughter's cross country season is Tuesday evening. District, regional and the state meets happen over the next month, however, so we'll be busy with those. I must focus on preparing for November's half marathon, which is breathing down my neck like a fiery dragon. I've not run more than six and a half miles since April, and my
Otherwise, things are good here in the Chesapeake Bay Family household.
Hope all is well in your neck of the woods.