Like Living with Dragons

Maureen Seaberg
8 min readMar 5, 2020

The only known nesting pair of bald eagles in New York City is the ultimate example of the raptors’ comeback in America

Mates for Life by Maureen Seaberg. Recent photo taken from a respectful distance with the powerful lens of the Nikon Coolpix P1000.


It is fitting that they like to perch atop the steeple cross of Old St. Joaquim and St. Anne’s R.C. Church at Mount Loretto on Staten Island — the house of worship immortalized in the powerful and violent “Godfather” baptism scene. Like Mario Puzo’s Michael…

Maureen Seaberg

Coauthor of Struck by Genius: How a Brain Injury Made Me a Mathematical Marvel (HMH). Published in the New York Times, National Geographic, Psychology Today.