birding bits will feature various species of birds and fun birding stories, as they happen or as I remember them. Here's the first story! In April, spring migration was getting underway, and birds were popping up all around us! Warblers were starting to stream past us in the trees, moving faster than we could get… Continue reading birding bits: a Cape May in April
This is probably the hardest personal essay I've ever written, but I needed to write it.
It's been about two and a half weeks since I announced my goals for the rest of 2019 - here's how they're going!
I'm finally starting a shopping ban for the rest of 2019! Here are the rules I'm going to follow.
2019 has been fun, challenging, and full of new experiences, but I haven't focused on my personal goals. Here's mine for the rest of the year.
For most, Sundays are generally a day of rest and relaxation. They aren't so much for me, since I work on Sundays, but I do try to enjoy them. This particular Sunday in May promised warmth and sunshine. After an endless winter with almost no birding, I was determined to bird my heart out. Once… Continue reading Running Out of Time
She radiates fire and demands justice be served to those who have so wronged others.
Flying faster and harder than had been known for her species before, the bird pushes through the sky. She dodges buildings and trees and airplanes as they seem to leap into her path. Still faster and faster she flies. Into the darkness. She knows that she can fly harder, so she does. And she's carrying… Continue reading It Does Not Rise the Same
via Daily Prompt: Relocate What does it mean to relocate? We can relocate our lives. We can take new jobs and move to a new city, state, or country. We can move within our own city and feel as though we're relocating. I've recently moved from a townhome into an apartment in the city, and… Continue reading Daily Prompt: Relocating Reflections
Okay, firstly, I hadn't intended on publishing something twice in a row. This is my 100th post, and it's not what I envisioned sharing. But this is the world we live in now, and I can't make happy, woo, cutesy posts when our world is continuing to face terrible acts of injustice, murder, and hatred.… Continue reading The Bubble of Ignorance – Part 2