He (or she) had to have remembered you, Ann. Believe. J
Sent from my iPhone > On Dec 5, 2017, at 5:27 PM, ann sanfedele <ann...@nyc.rr.com> wrote: > > But a gorgeous one! I counted the parks I've been to in North America and > there are 7 of them.. (two of the same park, amazingly - YOHO) including > mine, of course... > Love the caribou at Denali, Ken - and Brian's Pinnacles leaps out at me... > but so much prettiness throughout. > > My personal favorite is for a very personal reason.. (in addition to it being > a lovely shot) > I think I know those ravens at the Painted Desert! > WHen did you take the photo, Jan? > I named the one in front "Sam" .. Ok, maybe it isn't Sam and his wife, but I > made friends with a Raven on the blue mesa overlook in the late 80's - He was > stealing crackers from me then I couldnt resist (what you are not supposed to > do) feeding him. A couple of years later, nearing the overlook , I saw a > raven overhead and called out to him.. > damned if he didn't come in for a landing, right in front of me... much to > the delight of RIchard's daughter who was traveling with us. > > While it is unlikely Sam recognized me and was just looking for anyone to > give him a handout, the ranger > said it was entirely possible it was the same guy, as ravens settle in to > favorite places and also mate for life. > > I took this photo of Sam in 1990 - and it got dolled up for inclusion in my > book of poetry.. > > https://annsan.smugmug.com/Works-in-Print/Books-in-Print/The-Part-of-Fortune/i-SHfm4CB/A > > If you are curious about the verse I wrote for him ... > > https://books.google.com/books?id=iLbJDAAAQBAJ&pg=PA56&lpg=PA56&dq=The+Raven+at+Blue+Mesa+Ann+Sanfedele&source=bl&ots=4M_RE5tkLa&sig=dfweoZ6DtuAAP7vuibaNg3H66js&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjk6tC0nPTXAhUSkeAKHeW-AUEQ6AEIKzAA#v=onepage&q=The%20Raven%20at%20Blue%20Mesa%20Ann%20Sanfedele&f=false > > I forgot how to do tinyurl .. sorry > > sorry for the outpouring of emotion... Sam was an important part of my life > > ann > >> On 12/5/2017 4:47 PM, Brian Walters wrote: >> G'day all, >> >> A late surge of submissions got us up to a reasonable number - all very good, >> showing the diversity of National Parks in several countries. >> >> View here: >> >> http://pug.komkon.org/ >> >> (you may need to refresh your browser if you see the previous gallery there). >> >> Note: The automated submission process usually works well but it's not >> infallible. So, if you made a submission and you don't see it in the gallery, >> let me know. >> >> +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ >> >> First up for 2018: 'Shadow'. >> >> Full Submissions Guidelines here: >> >> http://pug.komkon.org/general/autosubmit.html >> >> You can submit here: >> >> http://pug.komkon.org/submit/ >> >> Cheers >> >> Brian > > > -- > PDML Pentax-Discuss Mail List > PDML@pdml.net > http://pdml.net/mailman/listinfo/pdml_pdml.net > to UNSUBSCRIBE from the PDML, please visit the link directly above and follow > the directions. -- PDML Pentax-Discuss Mail List PDML@pdml.net http://pdml.net/mailman/listinfo/pdml_pdml.net to UNSUBSCRIBE from the PDML, please visit the link directly above and follow the directions.