Sunday, November 28, 2010

My Trashpaddling Acquaintances

Sitting by my hot stove, this cold morning, and recalling all of the different creatures I've been priviledged to encounter while trashpaddling, I decided to compile a slideshow of my photographs.  A little music would be a nice addition but until I figure out how to do that, may I suggest "Rockport Sunday" as performed by Tom Rush. 
The gang can be viewed at this link.

3 comments:

PenobscotPaddles said...

It's amazing that you not only see these animals but you also get pictures of them. Good job!

Erik Eckilson said...

A moose on the Dead River is no surprise, but on the Assabet River - that's amazing. The river otter is still my favorite. You got some great pictures.

Suasco Al said...

PenobscotPaddles, Thanks, I feel fortunate to have such encounters with wildlife and believe it is because, for the most part, I paddle solo and spend considerable time along the shoreline.

Erik, I will never forget that Sunday morning paddle in October of 2009 when I found myself looking at a young moose in West Concord, MA.
So many thoughts were going through my mind, such as: this can't be real!, where did it come from!, who would ever believe this? Is this all a dream?
Then I remembered my camera and it's a miracle the batteries were OK and I didn't drop it into the river!
The otters, seen in Stow, MA, generated nearly the same excitement! Not because they were there, but because they actually approached to check me out!