Archive for August 13th, 2015

Hank the Heron has won. Victory was declared last night after he ate the one single fish and frog left in the pond.

Yes, this is a picture of Hank. An environmental conservationist he is not. .


I am literally exhausted trying to save the pond. He’s won. There is nothing left; a pond with no life in it. I had a perfect little ecosystem going in it before he arrived.

Did I mention that Great Blue Herons are federally protected birds? Not that I was thinking of giving him the Jimmy Hoffa treatment.

There is a woman in Brooklyn in New York City who has a very small pond stocked with rather expensive fish. She has a heron hanging around too and it’s eaten all her fish. A heron in New York City.

The world is filled with heron stories. Unfortunately, these birds do not migrate. Once they set up an area, and Hank has set up his area, they stay.

I am returning to my knitting, now. I feel a need to get a grip on things. And as I knit I am going to try to forget all about Hank and our summer long battle.

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