Month: March 2021

In my tree & in my feelings

night view of two trees

It has been a torturous twenty-eight days since I heard Daphne yelling at Simon from inside the tree. It’s been seventeen days since I’ve seen an owl. And while I heard them calling at each other a couple of days ago,…

3.13

I made myself a beverage and went out to sit on the porch and wait for Simon. It wasn’t *all* that long before it occurred to me to look straight up. They sat around amicably for a while.    

New schedule

At sunset-ish daily, those of us in our yard hear a hoot coming from half a block north. Just a couple hoots, a casual hello as Simon wakes up and sets out on his evening. So today I went to…

Simon says

“Uh… hey. You noticed me. Shoot. Look, I’m just here for a few minutes. Daphne told me to stay pointed at that tree and not to let anything go in there until she gets back. So if you could just……

Not imagining it

Y’all. I went outside this evening to see if I could find owls, and the tree was making noise. Daphne is in there. She’s IN there. And, she says, if you happen to be in the area — especially if…