I Rejoiced Too Soon

This morning, when I lifted the bird feeder to refill it the hanger fell off! I was terrified it would hit someone on the street, but I guess there was little chance of that given the hour and the fact that it was raining. It landed on the windowsill of a neighbor in any case, and never made it to the street.

I took this picture just now.


A close-up.


A couple of birds waiting for me to stop with the picture taking already so they can get back to breakfast. I guess I quit. For now. I’m going to put out a little more shower curtain in one more spot, but I’ve done my best.


Stacy Horn

I've written six non-fiction books, the most recent is Damnation Island: Poor, Sick, Mad, and Criminal in 19th-Century New York.

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