Humming In The Hail

hummerWell, not really. But, shortly before the hailstorm hit yesterday, I spotted this bedraggled but determined hummingbird feasting from the petunias outside the back door.

He went back and forth from the petunias to the clothesline, at one point buzzing directly over my head. I tried not to disturb him much, because I didn’t know how long the predicted storm would last (it didn’t last long) and I wanted him to eat as much as he could before it hit.

What a trooper!

This being Tuesday, I’m posting at Fatal Foodies on the subject of prepared salmon burgers: kind of yucky but kind of not.

A WRITING PROMPT FOR YOU: Write about a character laying in food before a storm. Jane, I expect to see that in the next Callie London Vampire Adventure!


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I was born in Louisville, Kentucky, but now live in the woods in southern Indiana. Though I only write fiction, I love to read non-fiction. The more I learn about this world, the more fantastic I see it is.

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One thought on “Humming In The Hail

  1. Jane

    July 14, 2015 at 9:21am

    HMMMM. Sounds like cozy night by the fire time!
    Just Callie and –er– a few good men.

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