OK, so I am a stranger living in a foreign land, but I have been here ten years so you’d think I’d have a better grasp of what the holidays are by now. You’d think that, but clearly, you’d be wrong. It’s like finding $20 in a coat pocket you put away in spring and just pulled out as the first snow flies. I just found a three day weekend! I don’t have to wear pants for a whole other day!
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 »