Monthly Archives: October 2008

Kevin’s such a sweety. Last night he caught me a toad. (This took some effort, as the toad was determined not to cooperate.) It was a gorgeous lumpy brown critter about the size of my palm. The internet would indicate that this was probably an American Toad,* although apparently they interbreed frequently with Southern and Fowler’s […]

I am overworked and underpaid, but the windows are open and there is cool air and birdcalls coming in. Some of them I recognize, some of them I don’t–what’s that two-tone one from the tops of the trees? What was that one yesterday evening, like a deep-voiced seagull scream? That slow, evenly spaced knock is […]