yesterday, as the north carolina fall weather moved in
(earlier than expected or wanted)...
...the last backyard lizard slowly said "goodbye."
i drove him back to the greenway, and could only imagine the stories that he'd be telling his family:
"dude, i was abducted by this giant ali-len, who took me to a far-away place and photographed me. ..then he transported me back here, in an egg-shaped space ship named 'prius'."
family's response: "riiiiiiiiiiight, yeah, suuuuure..."
below: mr. black snake gets re-leased, back into the wilds of charlotte, nc.