Woman on the Train and An Unbalanced Universe

_MG_4137This woman on the trolley reminded Kongo of that saying about ships passing in the night.  For just a moment eyes locked, time compressed, an ah ha moment occurred and then the train sped on to its next stop. (Click the image to blow it up and see what I mean)  Have these moments ever happened to you?

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Let Sleeping Ducks Stand

Kongo observed this drake mallard closely for several minutes earlier this week as it perched on a fountain in Balboa Park. It never opened its eyes. It never moved. Even when the monkey got quite close it never ruffled a feather. Kongo always thought ducks slept with their beak tucked under a wing or standing on one leg. Many ducks will sleep in the water to avoid predators. But this mallard seemed content to stand on two legs and sleep. Maybe it was just a duck nap. Travel safe. Have fun. Continue reading Let Sleeping Ducks Stand