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Amusing Huge Coincidence

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posted on May, 25 2011 @ 12:33 PM
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Do you ever feel that fate, the universe or whatever you want to call it is laughing at you?


First a little background. I live in a very urban area. We do have a few trees and we have several different species of birds that live around here. Most of the birds are small birds like starlings. We also have a few mourning doves. Probably the biggest bird I have seen here in six years are American Crows. They usually have a wingspan of 24 inches or so. I sit on my balcony almost every day so I have been able to observe and get to know what species are flying around me.

I had this amusing coincidence happen to me yesterday...

With free time on my hands I decided to download and read a book by Mark A. Hall entitled Thunderbirds: America's Living Legends of Giant Birds. I only got to read the first sentence which stated: Some very large birds are being sighted in the skies over north America...when I was distracted by my cat. Realizing if I wanted any peace to read my book I needed to placate the cat I set the iPad down and took the kitties out on our balcony for their afternoon sun.

I am sitting on my balcony, minding my own business, when out from the clouds flies one of the biggest birds I have ever seen outside a zoo. My first thought was I was hallucinating!
This bird had a wingspan of at least 6 feet. The bird flew behind some buildings and I ran indoors to get my binoculars. The bird had disappeared and I was willing to believe it had been a optical illusion (a crow that somehow had just looked big) when it suddenly took flight from a neighboring rooftop. A crow flew under it and the unidentified bird was easily three times larger. My first thought was that this was probably a lost turkey vulture but I could see through the binoculars it didn't have the distinctive red head. So now I am thinking that it is an immature bald eagle or a migrating golden eagle that is pretty far from where it should be. Neither of those three big birds are usually found here in the middle of the city. I haven't seen one in 6 years of balcony sitting.

Now I am in no way saying I saw a Thunderbird. I am guessing I just saw a big bird that was slumming in my neighborhood for some reason. What really got me about this incident was the sheer coincidence of buying and opening a book on giant birds and then seeing a pretty big out of place bird only minutes later. The joke was on me but even I thought it was funny.

edit on 5/25/2011 by angrywhitechick because: Posted before I had finished. Darn twitchy fingers!!




posted on May, 25 2011 @ 12:35 PM
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It appears you forgot to synchronize your text with the post box.


edit on 25-5-2011 by ChaoticOrder because: (no reason given)



posted on May, 25 2011 @ 12:42 PM
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Yeah, my bad!
I still don't know exactly how I posted while I was in the subject box but if that is my biggest error today (not likely) I'll take it!! All because my iPad doesn't know how to spell.



posted on May, 25 2011 @ 12:46 PM
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Very Very Cool

I just wish everyone put the same sort of ideas and energy into creating a world like this...
would beat the way the matrix is being organized at the moment..
we need more good ideas out there, who knows we might just change the world yet..

edit on 25-5-2011 by sprocket2cog because: typos



posted on May, 25 2011 @ 01:06 PM
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There are essentially two grids, the artificial grid, and the natural grid. I recommend that you connect to the natural grid as I believe the artificial grid is setting people up for a fall.
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posted on May, 25 2011 @ 09:00 PM
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Peregrin falcons are known for making nests in high buildings. Why not check out a bird site to compare? Peregrins went to the brink of extinction, if I remember correctly, and if that's what it was, that could be useful information for the local wildlife and bird trackers.
edit on 25-5-2011 by aboutface because: (no reason given)



posted on May, 25 2011 @ 09:12 PM
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Originally posted by angrywhitechick
Do you ever feel that fate, the universe or whatever you want to call it is laughing at you?


First a little background. I live in a very urban area. We do have a few trees and we have several different species of birds that live around here. Most of the birds are small birds like starlings. We also have a few mourning doves. Probably the biggest bird I have seen here in six years are American Crows. They usually have a wingspan of 24 inches or so. I sit on my balcony almost every day so I have been able to observe and get to know what species are flying around me.

I had this amusing coincidence happen to me yesterday...

With free time on my hands I decided to download and read a book by Mark A. Hall entitled Thunderbirds: America's Living Legends of Giant Birds. I only got to read the first sentence which stated: Some very large birds are being sighted in the skies over north America...when I was distracted by my cat. Realizing if I wanted any peace to read my book I needed to placate the cat I set the iPad down and took the kitties out on our balcony for their afternoon sun.

I am sitting on my balcony, minding my own business, when out from the clouds flies one of the biggest birds I have ever seen outside a zoo. My first thought was I was hallucinating!
This bird had a wingspan of at least 6 feet. The bird flew behind some buildings and I ran indoors to get my binoculars. The bird had disappeared and I was willing to believe it had been a optical illusion (a crow that somehow had just looked big) when it suddenly took flight from a neighboring rooftop. A crow flew under it and the unidentified bird was easily three times larger. My first thought was that this was probably a lost turkey vulture but I could see through the binoculars it didn't have the distinctive red head. So now I am thinking that it is an immature bald eagle or a migrating golden eagle that is pretty far from where it should be. Neither of those three big birds are usually found here in the middle of the city. I haven't seen one in 6 years of balcony sitting.

Now I am in no way saying I saw a Thunderbird. I am guessing I just saw a big bird that was slumming in my neighborhood for some reason. What really got me about this incident was the sheer coincidence of buying and opening a book on giant birds and then seeing a pretty big out of place bird only minutes later. The joke was on me but even I thought it was funny.

edit on 5/25/2011 by angrywhitechick because: Posted before I had finished. Darn twitchy fingers!!


Fun story !!! Thanks for sharing



posted on May, 25 2011 @ 10:28 PM
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That is a good thought but I am positive it wasn't a falcon. For one thing it was much bigger. Also I got a good look at the silhouette and the bird had more of a neck and the wings were more straight across the top instead of the sort of a curve that peregrines have. That is why I was thinking vulture or eagle. I do have a nice full color audubon picture app for my iPad that will be a great help if the bird ever flys over again.

You have gotten me thinking, though. Where I lived previously had like a rare bird hotline where you could call, listen to a recorded message of what rare birds others had seen and then leave a message if you had seen anything. I should get my google on and see if I can fins something similar here. Thanks!



posted on May, 26 2011 @ 02:43 AM
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It's called a "synchronicity" ... when you're privy to a private joke like this.

It's very cool



posted on May, 26 2011 @ 11:59 AM
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I believe in synchronicity.

I had a cool one happen a few weeks back. I was surfing online and randomly came across an article about root canals. I thought to myself "Hmm, it's been a while since I've been to the dentist" and literally at that very same moment my phone starts to ring. It was a number unknown to me, and 99 out of a 100 times I would just let it go to voicemail, but for some odd reason I decided to pick up. It was a wrong number, from a DENTAL OFFICE. I kid you not.



posted on May, 26 2011 @ 01:28 PM
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This is called "Validation of Spirit", through you, you received a message that only you would understand!

I believe that this Mayan "Acceleration of Spirit" as we reach October 28, 2011 is upon us and our ability to Manifest is becoming more and more obvious.

I came to the conclusion long ago that too many people are looking at the "end" and not beyond that point. We have to manifest the "new beginning" too! I think the OP is being shown these tools.



posted on May, 28 2011 @ 10:30 AM
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Ahh... Love those 'synchronisity moments'

I've had loads of them recently, but have to say that one with the bird was blatant!

They always make me smile, most recent one was from a book i just read which was with a pile of books my sister was throwing out so i took them home. The main charactor in the 1st one i started reading was named after a little girl in the film Paper Moon and she tells this to everyone she meets. Its an old film i'd never heard of.

Anyway on the day i finished the book, was on my own at home bored, started to scroll through the tv guide and Paper Moon was on that evening!

Someone told me that when you have one of these moments it is the universe trying to draw attention to whatever you were thinking about just befre it happened.

Problem is synchronisity is so distracting i can never remember what it was i was thinking about.... forgot to watch the film as well



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