October 13, 2010
How not to feed the pigeons in the Company’s Garden
The start of Neal’s ordeal. Photos by Mike Metelerkamp
In every circle of friends there’s that one person who makes magic happen. In ours, it’s Neal.
After a weekend breakfast at a hotel in the city, we found ourselves outside the Company’s Garden and decided to enjoy the good weather and feed a few birds and squirrels in the park.
Some of our friends found the task fairly easy, but Neal seemed to attract a few more birds than expected. One by one they flew in for food, but at some point things got interesting and the birds just couldn’t get enough of Neal.
Since that day, every time I see a flock of pigeons, I enjoy a moment of laughter and remember the fun we had.
Above is a successful feeding of the pigeons.
Neal “tries his hand” and here is what follows: