Some times, God sends you the coolest things. While raking, a friend happened along my way, and posed for a few shots:
He was nearly six inches long and a beautiful specimen, indeed!
Addendum 10:30PM: Reminds me of a New Yorker Magazine cartoon I was given by a friend from 4 Feb 2002 (thanks to Bill):
Isn't that just like life? You have to take the good with the bad... :)