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"The Birds"
 
Date: Tue, 17 Oct 2000 13:54:09
From: Richard E. Lee <ReaLee@thegrid.net>
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Thank you for your letter. I needed that, as they say! As for dressing up with [black] birds [as part of your Halloween costume], may I tell you I had an encounter out here with a raven worthy of Hitchcock. It seems there is this awful bird that for some reason has become kind of tame. Why? He is no longer a member of his tribe. So he goes around from desert house to desert house becoming friendly and looking for food. So I was talking to him the other day--me acting like St. Francis--and he takes a nip out of my arm. It hurt. I was bleeding a little bit. So I got me a broom and chased him into the other county. Now when I see him, I raise my cane at him, and away he flaps. No more Mr. Nice Guy. No more St. Francis.

love, and good luck with your birds! richard


 
 

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