Rain Barrel the raptor cleared for takeoff - http://fwix.com/article/42_8fa0fa360b (via @LocalRaleigh)
Here come this unexpected tweet from a consortium of news agencies in North Carolina about the successful rehabilitation of a hawk.
It's rare that a hawk survives rehabilitation, but this gal, named Rain Barrel for where she was found, did.
So look over your shoulder toward Chapel Hill. See that dot spinning slowly in the sky, the one where you can barely make out the wings? There you go. That's your confirmation that a deity still occassionally smiles on this rock.
-- text tapped from a virtual keyboard. You found misspellings? Imagine that. Get over it.