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.
– Written for Day 31 of Awake August 2016, 31 Days of Mindful Writing in the form of Small Stones (concise daily observations) from Writing Our Way Home.
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.