Simi Valley Sophist

The Simi Valley Sophist ruminates on all manner of topics from the micro to the macro. SVS travels whatever path strikes his fancy. Encyclopedia Britannica: Sophist "Any of certain Greek lecturers, writers, and teachers in the 5th and 4th centuries BC, most of whom travelled about the Greek-speaking world giving instruction in a wide range of subjects in return ..."

Location: California, United States

Retired: 30years law enforcement-last 20 years Criminal Intelligence Detective.

Sunday, September 09, 2007

Most Were Blind to His Presence

Today this regal Great Blue Heron was prominently displayed on foliage next to some water at the intersection of State St and Cabrillo Blvd., in Santa Barbara, CA. Pedestrians trooped by without so much as glancing in his direction. While I was photographing him, one couple momentarily stopped, looked and then walked off without so much as an ooh or an ah. Oh well, it’s their loss to not to appreciate this magnificent bird.