As I was working out on the running path along the Bronx River Parkway in Crestwood this afternoon, a falcon swooped 30 feet in front of me, 15 feet off the ground, landing in a wooded area about 5 yards to me left. It(I couldn't peak under the fur to see if it was male or female) was about 24 inches tall, had a wingspan of about 5 feet, a beautiful brown patterned coat with a cream colored belly and some sort of critter in its talons. I left it to its dinner.
I reached my…Continue
Posted on November 17, 2011 at 8:39pm — 3 Comments
Sunday, October 30th, four VCTC members ran the Totten Trot 5k, a local race in Queens, N.Y. It was a cold, sunny and windy day. Andie Davis, Jill Staats, Vera King and I had expected the race to be cancelled because of the freak snowstorm the day before, but the course, which ran along the southern tier of the Long Island Sound, was surprisingly clear.
The race started half hour later than scheduled because of difficult traveling conditions getting to Queens. The first 300…Continue
Posted on October 31, 2011 at 9:23pm