My Duck Pond Experience

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The morning of the trip to the UAH duckpond, I woke with high hopes for some good shots. I just knew that this was the day that I would become an official "birder." So I eagerly drove PAST THE ARSENAL to the pond. When I arrived there, I found my fellow Cafe members to be in good spirits...and funny hats...

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...so I gathered my gear and nervously prepared with the others for the incoming fowl.

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...and we waited...

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...and waited...

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We just knew that the ducks were somewhere nearby...

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Tempers began to flare...

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Some decided to take a brief swim...

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We definitely needed someone to call the ducks...

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And suddenly, out of the gray skies, came a sight from the heavens...we quickly huddled 'round our equipment - waiting for the sight to behold...

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...and we just knew our ducks had arrived...but...

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...it was not to be. The ducks chose either to land en masse elsewhere, or at a later time. But fear not, fair Cafe members...all was not lost.

It was duly noted by me, your humble storyteller, that Rich struck quite a deal on supplemental insurance...

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AFLAC!!!
 
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That's a terrific story, Mark! I didn't see the end coming at all, but boy, what a laugh when I got there!
 

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