friend or foe?


"We patronize them for their incompleteness, for their tragic fate of having taken form so far below ourselves. And therein we err, and greatly err. For the animal shall not be measured by man. In a world older and more complete than ours they move finished and complete, gifted with extensions of the senses we have lost or never attained, living by voices we shall never hear. They are not brethren, they are not underlings; they are other nations, caught with ourselves in the net of life and time, fellow prisoners of the splendour and travail of the earth."

-- Henry Beston, circa 1925


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  • JoinedJune 2005
  • HometownFleming Island, Florida


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~MAMA Z~ says:

Egrets, Great Blues, beautiful flying creatures of earth captured here by Mike so professionally and masterfully. I envy those who can do such work with such great feeling and feel sorrow for those who have not yet viewed his work. Incredible and most enjoyable. Thank you for your passion and skill.

October 2, 2006