Tree-top Lunch

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Saturday was a beautiful, perfect-cycling-weather kind of day.  I was mindlessly pedaling along, smiling peacefully, taking in all the natural serenity surrounding me on one of the first gorgeous days of fall.

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Not far up ahead a group was pulled off to the side, looking up into a tree-top.  Oh, wow, was I ever glad I made a vow to never cycle without my camera again!  I pulled over to join them, and as quietly and quickly as I could, pulled the camera out with record speed.  I was so concerned he was going to fly before I could focus, and equally concerned I would send him flying with my movements.

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My concerns were unfounded as he was happily enjoying a feast fit for an eagle…no movement of mine or any other new-comers were apt to disturb him from finishing his lunch.

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I did get pictures of him eating, but I’ve spared you those, just sharing his post-lunch poses.

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Using tree branch as napkin after lunch

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We were able to enjoy him for at least five minutes. After he cleaned his beak and looked down at us a few times as if to ask, “Haven’t you guys ever seen an eagle eating before?” he took to the skies, leaving us all with a profound sense of awe and gratitude for the incredible display of nature we had just shared.

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Until next time, look up occasionally, you never know what spectacle may be perched above your head!

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∼ Jen

12 Replies to “Tree-top Lunch”

  1. What beautiful captures Jen, you certainly were blessed. My wife often prays when we go out for a walk or birding for the Lord to give us a ‘gift’ asking “and what have you got for us today?’ and something usually turns up. You did well. and yes I learnt never to forget my camera as I did once and lost a great opportunity. Like you, will avoid the same mistake. Great captures of a noble and majestic type of our God, who carries us on eagles wings. Enjoy your week, and other beautiful finds.

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    1. Your wife has the right idea, I should start doing that! And what a perfect scripture you referenced! A Beautiful rest of the week to you and your wife as well, thank you for stopping by.🙂

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