While roaming through One Kings Lane I found this photo.
Duck with Duckings Photograph, 1931
It was already sold and too small – 8.25″W x 10.5”H. However, I want this photo. I love the goose’s face, the age of the sliver print, all of it. Plus, let’s not forget my goose story.
The only information in the description was “Original warm-toned borderless gelatin silver print by Herman Burton, Brussels, Belgium. Great for framing.” I did some quick preliminary Google searching and find another one for sale here. I also found this awful story multiple times which always included this mug shot.
You can find her if you Google Herman Burton.
I wonder if anyone has mug shots for art. I’m not going to start that trend, I just want the goose and ducklings. I hope to find it or print it. I tried to upload to Walgreens and print it but the quality was awful. Any suggestions?
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Posted in Other Blogs, Outdoors, YouTube, tagged Dunbar Cave, flock, geese, goose, knock out, video, You Tube on March 11, 2011 |
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First, Jamie shared this bit of awesome goose goodness.
Man + Goose = Love (Watch this video. I can’t get the video to embed. So, you’ll need to follow the links. It’s worth it.)
Then, The Mister shared this funny but slightly worrisome piece. Where are they going?
Once upon a time, my mother knocked a goose out. My mother, my brother and I went to Dunbar Cave (hello any/all Clarksville peeps) to feed the ducks. After feeding them, a few geese started to follow us back to the car. My brother was freaked out by being followed and started to pick up speed. He was fairly young, I’d say three, so it wasn’t a run but he was trying to. Therefore, a goose reached and took hold of his shoelace. Down went my brother as the goose ate as his shoelace. The goose was no fool and figured out that my brother’s shoelace was a tease and not food as the goose had hoped. Therefore, the goose started to angrily peck/eat/bite at my brother’s shoe and his geese friends started to get riled up and interested in what was going on. My mother had walked ahead a few yards to put something in the car. I am seven years older than my brother but wasn’t sure what to do. My reaction to the angry goose, growing crowd of geese and screaming brother was to flap my arms around and yell at them. I’m sure I threw in a few kicks not actually touching the bird but hoping to fake it out. The Reba, also know as my mother, came running/sprinting towards us, reached back and punched the angry goose. The goose made a weird squawk and fell over. It’s friends all became silent and stared at me. I say “me” as my mother had scooped up my brother and told me to follow but I was too busy starring. Suddenly, the goose came to and started to get up. Then, I ran back to the car sure that vengence was upon me. As we drove away all the geese, including the previously knocked out one, were left to stand on the sidewalk while I would tell anyone that was willing to listen about my mother knocking a goose out. If we could have caught the experience on video, it would have gone viral. Gaurantee it.
Have a lovely weekend.
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