I’ve been rereading my favourite novellas lately, trying to fix in my mind what it is that makes the form so attractive. (Someone, somewhere, wrote that a novella is a bit like a recit in opera but I’d argue against that, I think. 434 more words
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This is my second response to this week’s challenge”Yellow.” I took this photo two weeks ago at the Bosque Del Apache, in New Mexico. This time of year, thousands of Sandhill Cranes migrate to the area for the winter.
It is raining here. It’s also snowing…the flakes are huge and beautiful and wet. We are warm for a snow storm so when the flakes make contact with something they burst into a wet drop. 111 more words
Not far from here is a sandhill crane sanctuary, and the birds are popular visitors to Florida this time of year.
Sandhills are tall long-legged birds with gray and brown tapered bodies and elongated necks, and they sport red caps on their heads. 300 more words