A Carrion Crow

Above you can see a carrion crow (Corvus corone). We have quite a lot of them here in Germany. Where I live there are places where you could easily find thousands of them in threes with hundreds of nests. I remember when I was in Reinfeld and a storm came up, sitting with my uncle near the window we saw how the sky became black because thousands of them ascended from the bush that was hundred meters away from our windows. I really mean the sky became black, it was a spectacle of nature. We thought they could feel electricity, … Continue reading A Carrion Crow

Rest In Peace Billy

Bad news, Billy the dog of my mother and her husband died today. He became 16 years old, almost 17 years old, he reached a proud age. He got more and more health problems over the last two years. Over the last weeks he looked very tired, and today I got a phone call and my mother said that they would bring him to the vet now, as he was not able to walk on his own legs anymore since today. Later I got another phone call, my mother told me that he had serious problems to breathe in the … Continue reading Rest In Peace Billy

Daily Prompt: Always Something There to Remind Me

From the Daily Post: A song comes on the radio and instantly, you’re transported to a different time and place. Which song(s) bring back memories for you and why? Be sure to mention the song, and describe the memory it evokes. This is hard to answer. There are many songs that remind me to a particular situation or time from the past. And each year there are new songs that will remind me to something years later too. I can´t mention a song as I would need to list many songs here. But I can say that it happens often … Continue reading Daily Prompt: Always Something There to Remind Me