Canada Geese on Island Creek, photo by the author.

Birds, Photography

Six Friends, Swimming

Canada Geese are admirable and beautiful birds

Published in
2 min readMay 12, 2024


I have friends who golf who hate them. “They ruin golf courses,” they tell me. The golfers and others who decry what Canada geese leave behind have my sympathy, but I sympathize more with the Geese.



John Dean
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