November 20, 2012
WORRIED AND WARY, this native wild turkey, whose wide-eyed gaze perhaps implies awareness of the upcoming holiday and the central role she might take, was photographed on the eastside of Hood River off of Old Dalles Road. Some of her domesticated cousins will soon be part of Ted James’ annual fundraiser project. James raises and processes turkeys each year to give away. He hopes his turkey recipients will then pass along the “thanksgiving” by making cash donations to local charities.