Date: Wed, 6 Nov 2002 16:44:52 -0500
Author: "J. Terrence Klopcic"
Subject: Re: Feather
Recall that a number of the early US astronauts were graduates of the US Air
Force Academy. The term "falcon" might be more symbolic than actual.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Zigmund J. Peacock"
Sent: Wednesday, November 06, 2002 2:17 PM
> John, my video is silent so I don't have the benefit of the narration.
> The falcons out here are rather small brown fellows.
> The biggest of the Falcon family is the Peregrine, we have several
> that sit on the lightposts along the freeway between my home and the
> University, handsome fellows about 12-14" tall.
> I just hadn't associated big white feathers with falcons, I guess I
> have gaps in my education.
> Zigmund J. Peacock
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