Stray Cast: Downstate, Joplin, a vulture

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It only seems apt to run the Stray Cast here.

After all, this Web log is named for the Stray Cast, which has snapped off the end of the outdoors column in the Sun-Times on Wednesdays since April 2, 2003.

Here’s today’s:

Spring feeling: Barreling down a back road Downstate, I screamed Piece of My Heart along with Janis Joplin loud enough to spook a turkey vulture shredding winter carrion roadside. (True.)

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