a mocking bird perches atop a street lamp along Exposition Blvd in West Addams... ...

a mocking bird perches on the peak of a roof, on a house in West Addams... ...

a sparrow perches on a chain link fence in front of a house along Exposition Blvd in West Addams... ...

wild flowers growing along Exposition Blvd, in the West Addams section of LA... ...

wild flowers along the Expo Metro line... ...

and then hopped away... ...

undeterred by human crisis - this house sparrow hops by... ...

it got very quiet - almost no traffic on fountain - this sheriff's helicopter in a continuous circle overhead... ...

and fairfax - i'm at ground zero! ...

coming down my block... ...

1 minute of riot police passing my kitchen window!... ...

in the news, i saw looting in san bernadino and orange county... very soon, all of LA will be under army lockdown... i remember in after 9/11, in 2001, in nyc, going thru Penn Station and seeing groups of 2 and 3 full out Army people, with k-9's, holding assault rifles... which made me think - nothing hotter then an Army girl holding an assault rifle...just saying...🤷🏻‍♂️ ...

the humming bird that lives in the tree on fountain - flies over the roof to enjoy r courtyard - then jets back faster then i can shoot... ...

neither covid19 nor looting will affect the cycle of life on my apartment's front lawn... ...

last night, while watching the lapd helicopters patrol overhead, i noticed the moon - and for a moment: time stood still... ...

cookies and milk before i retire, have taken on a new importance in my life... ...

today, i needed to stay close to home - my front lawn didn't disappoint... ...

the great toe on my right foot now cracks - i waited 60 years to feel that toe joint crack... ...

bee hunting on the front lawn... ...

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 – Urban Wildlife of Los Angeles –