Authentic details make writing authentic

I finished yesterday’s post, published it and looked at it again — something felt Not. Quite. Right.   I did a little research, and sure enough, cardinals eat nuts and seeds, NOT bugs. Shoulda known that from my bird feeder.

So I edited Ms. C’s invitation from “Let’s go eat some BUGS” to “Let’s go eat    [Continue reading]

Cardinal update, or The Birds is coming

I know y’all are anxious to find out what’s happening with my kamikaze cardinal, so here’s the latest:

Whoops, wrong cardinals…. sorry.

This morning I walked down the driveway to get the paper and there in my palm trees (minus the snow, thank heaven) were not only the male cardinal, but a female cardinal as well.    [Continue reading]

So many obsessions, so little time...

I admit it: I’ve been a slacker lately. I’ve diddled and dawdled away my writing time and not had much to show for the last month or so. I’ve read alot, and that’s good, but my writing production has been pretty tiny.

But no more. Sunday A. and I were sitting at    [Continue reading]