One of the newest additions to “06880”‘s daily Roundup is “Westport … Naturally.”
They’re shots of the living creatures — birds, animals, fish, trees, flowers — that surround us in town. Sometimes we’re too busy to really “see” them. Thankfully, enough readers take enough great photos that I can post one nearly every day.
I recently got a slew of interesting shots from Stephen Sander. They show nature in many forms — all from his back yard on Beachside Avenue.
They’re worth a feature story of their own. Captions are unnecessary. Just enjoy!
According to WestportNow.com, at least 14 of them have “disappeared.” I’d use the word “stolen,” but that’s because I remember my own teenage years, when I helped more than a few street signs “disappear.”
These birdhouses are a much more alluring target than road signs. Of course, they’re also harder to hide in a basement or closet. Not that I’m telling parents all over town to look there immediately ;).
And, without clear proof, I certainly won’t accuse Westport’s young people of doing something I would have done. Times are tough for everyone. You never know what will show up on eBay these days, do you?
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