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Perch Perspectives

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Pronunciation: \ˈpərch\
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English perche, from Anglo-French, from Latin pertica pole
Date: 14th century
1: a bar or peg on which something is hung
2: a: a roost for a bird b: a resting place or vantage point : seat c: a prominent position
3: chiefly British : rod 2

For those of you keeping track, I’m not a bird, though the birds nesting in my soffit may be claiming my roost as their own.  Here’s a view from my home perch on an overcast day, looking north at the Rockville Academy building and Jaqulin Williams Park, a site listed on National Register of Historic Places.  Here’s a closer look:

The Rockville Academy and park are also visible from my favorite perch of all, my front porch:

This place is NOT for the birds!


Written by johnhartranft

06/15/2009 at 6:26 pm

Posted in Images

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