Intermezzo – The Raven

     I have a mild obsession with ravens. Their intelligence and mythic qualities fascinate both the scientist and the spirit in me. 
     When I tried to capture a photo for the last post, I saw a solo bird flying at me. Raising my camera, I just started snapping frames as it passed right overhead. The day was cloudy and cold; I didn't know if the images would produce even a single usable one. It did, and I used it in the post.  
     But I also found this, and it took my breath away.  I saved it like a treasure, but realized that there is no value in a hidden treasure; it must be shared.  For me, at least, it is a lesson in opening my eyes to the magic that is right before me.  Everywhere.