Sunday, October 21, 2012


Once upon a time I dreamt of seeing a vast eagle, the size of a county perhaps, hovering over the far horizon.  Then last week I chanced upon a cloud formation that reminded me of it.  The dream eagle was 'displayed', to use the heraldic term -- that is, 'spread eagle' with its head pointing up -- and so was the cloud;  however, I chose to present the cloud in this orientation because I felt it was more immediately recognizable as a bird-shape this way.

Still, just for the record here is how the eagle properly 'should' be presented, the way I saw it both in the dream and in waking life:

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