Mug in hand, I filled the one feeder I have hanging in a tree in my backyard.
Careful not to spill my "coffee", I put a small amount of seed into the feeder outside my living room window.
And, for good measure, I sprinkled some seed onto the tree stump beside my lime green picnic table.
And, then I returned inside where I sipped from my mug as I looked out my kitchen window. Several sips later, I joyfully observed the peaceful return of three little birds.
After taking another long sip, I peeked out my back door in order to spy on the tree stump. There I saw that I had attracted three birds as well ....
only they weren't little and I think I heard a gobble.
I walked to my sink,
poured the remaining contents of my mug down the drain
and decided that maybe I ought to get back to writing ...