No go again
The entire Northeast and parts of the Midwest are under a strong wind
warning issued by the National Weather Service. The migration is affected
on the southern fringes of the same system that is dumping rain and producing
high winds for their families (and maybe yours!) at home. A cold front
is expected to arrive later this evening, just what the cranes and trikes
need to get moving again.
Heather says the cranes are doing great: "Crane #303 is right back
to the social status she occupied prior to surgery in early October. If
the team worries at all about any of the birds, I'd have to say it's #302.
In Dan's words, 'he's turned into a bit of a fruitcake' in that if he
happens to get a late start out of the pen, he appears to get frustrated
and will either turn back, as he did earlier this week at Muscatatuck,
or ends up with an ultralight all to himself, as he did during the flight
to our current location."
This! Journaling Question
- How would
you fill in the blank for this statement that Heather wrote in the flight
log for today? "Nine of us knocked on the front door of our hosts
last night, bearing two birthday cakes, complete with candles, and were
invited into the home that he and his bride have lived in for more than
half a century, to celebrate Charles' 78th birthday. We really wouldn't
want to leave so soon if it weren't for the fact that ___________."
Journey North is pleased to feature this educational
adventure made possible by the
Whooping Crane Eastern Partnership (WCEP).
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