Here's me in the Provincetown dunes — I can't remember the year, so I'll have to check with my mom. It's somewhat appropriate to share a picture of me from long ago since my birthday's approaching — three cheers for Capricorns!
And about that cat.
This Bobcat padded across our path in the middle of the day today. Although I'm used to seeing Bobcats now, I'll never get tired of them. They're so beautiful, and I'll always be curious about what they're up to.
This individual seemed to be listening intently, and then it lowered its head and started to sniff around some branches. Its tail was twitching. After it decided there wasn't enough of interest, it started walking faster and left the area.
Although at times the rufous coloration and the stripes and spots stand out, against other backgrounds you can see how they really blend in:
I miss New England, but I'm thankful for these special moments learning about Lynx rufus.