Walking in Riverside Park, Esau and I sometimes see things in clusters.
Here, for example, is a fungi cluster:
And here is an acorn cluster:
And look out, Houston, here is the Mother of all Burrs:
Animals too come in clusters.
These cats belong to Riverside Park’s tiny feral cat population. According to volunteers who care for them, they have been spayed, neutered and vaccinated.
The cats come and go freely through the bars that protect them from human intruders. They share their shelter with a homeless woman. I wonder if they share their food and water with Riverside’s raccoons. (Yeah, let’s hope those pretty kitties got their rabies shots.)
Other species also gather in clusters, including sparrows …
… and, up on Riverside Drive, humans.
Isaac Brune (above, in the red cap) and friends transformed a stretch of gray cobblestones into the Riverside Drive Sidewalk Gallery, where they displayed a cluster of chalk drawings:
Caution: watch out for clusters.