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Saturday Night Augur on Sunday Morning–Bird-friendly brew, no bitterness

It's been a high-stress, low-productivity week here at Thoughts Like Birds. The augur did not feel inspired to divine the Saturday night message, but is feeling a little more motivated this morning, thanks, in part, to one of morning's best... Continue Reading →

Cozying Up

Today I'm feeling fall's first nips. Nighttime temperatures have dipped into the 50s, and the harvest moon is shining on. The autumn equinox is just days away, bringing with it longer, chillier evenings--perfect reading weather. A family member living in... Continue Reading →

Autumn

Time is getting away from me. A week ago I was enjoying the last morsels of summer, the popular version anyway, that ends with Labor Day. We are still a week away from the autumnal equinox, and temperatures where I... Continue Reading →

Saturday Night Augur–Vacation Dispatches

Tonight's edition of Saturday Night Augur comes to you from the community of Corolla on Bodie Island, part of North Carolina's magnificent Outer Banks. Just across the road on the sound side is the Pine Island Audubon Sanctuary and Center,... Continue Reading →

Fear of Fiction

Since launching Thoughts Like Birds two weeks ago, I have spent approximately three minutes on my novel manuscript. That is to say, I replaced or rearranged a few words. My characters are still standing where I left them, in the... Continue Reading →

In which the early bird catches no worms

Good morning. It's the early bird here. Except that I feel more like a robin that's been startled from its roost in the dead of night. I'm not one of those people who springs out of bed singing. For someone... Continue Reading →

Saturday Night Augur–Inaugural Edition

As you've probably gathered by now, I'm a big proponent of birds as metaphor. But sometimes, a bird is just a bird. Welcome to Saturday Night Augur, a new, hopefully regular feature of Thoughts Like Birds. It's a little nested... Continue Reading →

As I mentioned in a previous post, I'm returning to the writing enterprise after seven years of not writing (I'm not counting my personal journal, which typically contains a lot of whinging about work and weight). I resumed full-time employment when... Continue Reading →

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