Yesterday was Canada Day and Sunday is Independence Day here in the US so my arms will likely need a rest after all the flag waving. In other news, Brazil is out of the World Cup in a somewhat shocking upset to the Netherlands, it’s going to be 1,000 degrees in NYC this weekend, and I am going to spend a large portion of it in my air conditioned apartment writing…and watching the World Cup.
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 »