The Canada goose seems to be mirroring my thoughts as a very infrequent visitor stops by the local pond this day. We perhaps see one or two Red Breasted Mergansers per winter and this was our lucky day. Denver, CO.
Even in the middle of the winter there is the warm glow of the afternoon sun to temper the chill off the cold pacific ocean. A bit of contrast therapy to help recover from those weekend chores…or fun. Mendocino Headlands, Mendocino, CA.