The Importance of a Great Opening in a Novel
19 hours ago
We had our second Christmas over the weekend. This is the holiday we spend with our dear friends Bob and Sylvia.
It was our turn to host. They arrived Saturday in the snow. Nature had been so very thoughtful to supply Christmas weather for us.
We went out birding though stuck close to the car. We saw geese, some different ducks, a kestrel who was patient enough to pose long enough for us to get a good look through Bob's spotting scope, and before we left the yard we watched a yellow-bellied sapsucker peck away at a neighbour's tree.
The food was good, the birding fine, and the friends the best, and for all of it I am grateful.
photo courtesy Sylvia Strojek
L-R, me, Bob Weber, Mike Mayrl