The Crows Are Gone Again

The crows are gone again….

____________________________________________________

No doubt the thought was triggered by a random cascade of chemicals reactions in my brain, initiated by sound of the trash trucks groaning down the street this morning.

____________________________________________________

The crows used to swarm the neighborhood, especially on trash day.   They were loud and aggressive, trying to get the lids off the trash cans before the garbage trucks could deprive them of breakfast.

____________________________________________________

Then one day about 10 years ago, the crows were gone.

A virus went through Southern California and seemed to wipe them out.

____________________________________________________

Years later the crows returned in small numbers; only around trash day and again they were noisy and aggressive.

____________________________________________________

Then the city provided standardized trash cans with heavy lids.

And the crows have been gone since.

Sans Crows
Sans Crows
Advertisements
Aside

Your thoughts would be appreciated

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s