I don’t watch that much baseball, actually none, except during the playoffs. I had had it my mind that I’d tune in tonight and have the game on in the background as I wrote, but now that my plan has been thwarted I think I’ll just write and then read. I did venture out earlier and bought myself a treat – an apple fritter. Oh…baby. I made myself a coffee then cut off about a 1/3 of the pastry, turned on some SpongeBob, and just enjoyed the moment (yeah, my Saturday nights are THAT exciting). There’s a temptation to go tear off another piece, but that way lies madness! I shall resist and save it for tomorrow.
PROLOGUE: A BLACK CONDOR DIPPED her featherless head and flapped her wings, straining for height. Another vulture drifted in front of her, forcing the condor to climb higher in the crowded wheel of circling birds. The condor struggled, her body weak from having little to eat over the past month. The sun had yet to… Read more »