Random Photographs from a Little Stroll

Sparrow 1 It’s amazing to me just how chummy sparrows can be.

These are two of my boychicks.  Even though they aren’t related, they sure look and act like they are kin.  Maxwell is an old man at sixteen years, but he still likes to spend most of his waking hours frolicking in the yard.  He never strays.  Such a good boy!

GarGar is learning to avoid Max, who is perpetually grouchy. Maxwell doesn’t hit or bite the others, but he will wave his paw in their faces and cry very loudly, as if to say, “One of these days, Alice!  Right in the kisser!”





Ragtag Daily Prompt: Can’t

From her throne, Queen Pirouette looked down upon the ambassadors from the Empire. While most believed war with the Empire was inevitable, the Queen decided to stake all of her political clout on preventing this war. She, like many of her subjects, was tired of sending her husband into harm’s way.  She was adamant.

“I will not waver in this matter,” she told the delegation.  “Unless I prevail, thousands more will die.  I can’t deal with that!”