Welcome to these ramblings about the adventures of family life - with a co-parenting twist. So, who's Ju? Mum of two boys - The Eleven Year Old and The Four Year Old. Married to The Husband. Only child of The Mother. Friend to a selection of random lovelies collected along the way, aka The Friends.
100WC for grown ups #74 - 'Singing for his supper'
The prompt for this weeks 100 word challenge is this:- '...the extreme weather meant...'.
Along with these words, and a timely reminder from a friend on Facebook to put out food for our feathered friends in the snowy conditions, I came up with this little story...
Singing for his supper
The extreme weather meant that
the tiny bird found himself to be in a bit of a quandary.His favourite hunting haunts had been
adversely affected by the cold white stuff that now surrounded him. At almost every turn, he found himself face
to face with cold wet surfaces that covered up, or frightened away, the food that was usually so readily
He had no choice but to sit and
wait – curled up as tightly as he could, his brown speckled feathers plumped out,
he perched on the tip of a snow covered branch and sang as sweetly as he ever