A Whale In My Front Yard And An Eagle Nest In The Back With Videos

Raoul Eiseman
16 min readJan 28, 2024

Includes videos of the whale in shallow water and the eagle nest on the tallest tree in the back and a flight of the eagle after feeding the two young ones in the nest.

I was visiting my parents house for the first time in years because it had been rented for over a decade without advertising because when one tenant left a family member of the departing tenant or a friend of the tenant would move in and the deposit money was transferred to the next person after they had been researched by my Property Manager. One day I get a call from the current tenant that she had a family emergency and needed to fly to a relative so no notice would be given as she was moving and would pay the rent until the end of the lease. I hung up thinking that the house would be empty since my dad died and I could sleep there for the first time in decades.

My parents had bought the house in 1958 when I was twelve years old and they had left it to me after they were both gone. I flew up after the tenant had moved to a house with no furniture and immediately said hello to my neighbors that I known for decades and ask for an air mattress. I put the mattress in my parent’s master bedroom that I had never slept in and thought it would be nice to put it where my parents bed was so when I got up in the morning I would see the same view they got up to every morning for 40 years.

I went out in the morning sun and there is a big hill behind the house that has trees that must be…