For a day that was filled with hard things this was a really, really beautiful example of universal balance. Never doubt the power of the natural world or your place in it.
Juanita Bay Park
Juanita Bay Beach Park
( Not just a palindrome but an ambigram … which means you can read the date left to right, right to left and also upside down! )
I went in search of this Mandarin duck, a pretty famous guy down at Juanita Beach Park. He’s a bit of a celebrity and I had about twenty glorious minutes with him. The rest of the birds must be a bit envious of the attention, but they are all pretty special. I must have walked 10 miles.