John C. Calhoun under the horns of a dilemma

As Beyond Catfish Row contributor Elizabeth Bowers was preparing go to the Sottile Theater last night to hear civil rights matriarch and children's advocate Marian Wright Edelman give a talk, her eye caught a sight in Marion Square that some people might call providential. What she saw was this:

Credit: Elizabeth Bowers (with her iPhone 5 at about 6 p.m. yesterday). 

Credit: Elizabeth Bowers (with her iPhone 5 at about 6 p.m. yesterday). 

Bowers' account of the moment: "I quickly pulled out my phone and hoped the birds wouldn't fly off before I got the photo. It was a good sign before heading in to hear Marian Wright Edelman."