This Space for Rent

What’s amazing is that the bear can dance at all.

Two sets of photos taken under less than perfect conditions.

An oregon crawfish having an afternoon snack Same crawfish after realizing that there were photographers around

The first set is a couple of pictures of a crawfish at the bottom of Crystal Springs creek next to firehouse #20. After a lot of retouching, you can actually see the crawfish eating dinner, then glaring at the photographer.

20,000 Vaux's Swifts power-diving into the old Chapman school chimney

We've lived in Portland for over a decade now, but until tonight I had never gone over to Chapman School to see the Vaux's Swifts do their emulation (in reverse) of the tornado which snatched up Dorothy and dropped her into Oz. We fixed that tonight.