At Least I Saw a Hummingbird

Anna's Hummingbird Identification, All About Birds, Cornell Lab of ...

As we sit here waiting for the Verizon repair service to call back (40 minutes late by now), I went outside to write a bit and saw something that I’d never seen before, not ever–

A hummingbird!

I thought it was a butterfly at first, until I got a better look at it. Wow. First time in my life I’d ever seen one, flitting around our neighbor’s monarda.

And now I have to leave in case the phone rings.

Hummingbird: God is nigh.

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I have lived in Metuchen, NJ, all my life. I have been married to my wife Patricia since 1977. I am a former newspaper editor and reporter. I was also the owner-operator of my own small business for several years. I wrote various novels and short stories published during 1980s and 1990s. I am a long-time student of judo and Japanese swordsmanship (kenjutsu). I also play chess, basketball, and military and sports simulations. View all posts by leeduigon

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