July 15, 2021
By Daris Howard
This heatwave we are experiencing showed me that animals like to have fun, just like we do. Some things I saw were almost human-like.
I was on my way home from work one day, and as I approached an overpass, I could feel the added heat coming from the four-lane highway below. Even inside my car, it felt like I was passing through an oven. That is when I saw the hawk.
It looked like a young bird. It was floating with almost no flap of its wings. As it came across one of the double lanes of the highway, there must have been thermals coming from the pavement creating an updraf...