On ex-parrots

Reading Time: 2 minutes What is it with Brits and dead birds? On three nights, from “Masterpiece” to “The Vicar of Dibley,” we encounter birds that ceased to be.

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‘Are We There Yet?’

Reading Time: 6 minutes – FICTION – ‘It’s too far’ said the tiny voice in the back seat. ‘Yes,’ her dad responded, ‘But look how far we’ve come!’ From “He Said, She Said.” 1,500 words.

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The Birds II

Reading Time: 3 minutes – HUMOR – We’ve learned what it’s like to live in a Hitchcock movie. No, not that one. This one. That’s me in the gray flannel suit, being chased by the barn swallows.

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