Monthly Archives: January 2017

Giants in my bones

The rumble was more a feeling than a sound, almost subliminal. I glanced outside, expecting a UPS truck, but the streets were empty. “Must be the shipyard,” George said. “They must be moving a boat.” “Boat” is a gentle term … Continue reading

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It’s a killer

I never thought I’d miss the squirrels, but I do. They may be back eventually, but for now, I think there’s a big red X on our yard and they’re all staying away. I feel sorry for them, despite all … Continue reading

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Window peeking

“Oh look, a chickadee just landed at the platform feeder–nope, it’s gone, but a nuthatch is there now…was there, he grabbed a peanut and got chased out by a fat squirrel…” It sounds like the running commentary at an avian … Continue reading

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