What can YOU say in six sentences?
The local mouser a Tom named Tommy in an oddly unoriginal choice by the neighborhood families eats the bit of food that I always put out for local strays with his eyes on the woods across the street.
A Oriole imitates a broken wing spiral from the power lines above to surprise a seven inch long grasshopper with a bright yellow vee on its back into becoming the birds breakfast.
Tommy notes this activity from a dozen feet away and becomes motionless.
The bird with a wary eye hops closer appearing to seek more food, ten feet ,nine feet eight feet, and in a blur a black flash with white mittens leaps from my porch as the bird effortlessly and nimbly flys to a low hanging vine across the street.
The woods which have been oddly silent since I came out seem to erupt with the twitter of birds all seeming to be joining in mocking laughter as Tommy as he in a sulk returns to eating from the dish.
I in spite of a boatload of things i should be concerned and worried about instead feel a genuine peace with the world in my heart just lounging and drinking in these sights with the warm air and sunshine of this southern morning.