IT’S A LATE AUGUST AFTERNOON, and the weather is warm, downright hot in the sun. Above my right shoulder, I hear an unusual sound. It takes a couple of seconds to locate the screeching osprey, perched in its nest on the light at midfield.
Today, everyone in the fish hawk’s view is dressed in the same monochromatic colors. Teenager athletes are in full uniform, half in white jerseys, the others in black. The coaches wear shorts and t-shirts. Football season starts in a week.