Leave earlier, bumper-to-bumper, stop and go, watch the crosswalks, stay alert for bikes; of all the things to enjoy and appreciate about fall, back-to-school traffic isn’t one of them.
Abruptly torn from my reverie, a blaring horn, and a few choice expletives reminded me yet again, that human drivers have no respect for jaywalking squirrels.
– Written for Grammar Ghoul Press Shapeshifting 13 #58. Word prompt was “reverie.” WC 26. Photo from National Wildlife Federation Blog. “Just A Squirrel Trying To Get A Nut” was voted 2nd place in this contest.