“Google has published each state’s most “Googled” spelling queries. According to the Washington Post, some of the results are quite puzzling. “
“I think this distinction between the two birds is the symbolism Harper was trying to express. Mockingbirds are naturally more sympathetic in the context of Lee’s prose.”
“Certainly there’s a common sense gut-check line we should use when it comes to animals we need to observe — not pursue – whatever the reason might be.”
“When done, it should have a three-way balance of sweet, creamy seafood flavor at the tongue, shellfish flavor at the palate, and smoky beach flavor…”
“Sheepshead: I’m sorry. I never got the name. We raised a lamb on our farm as a kid, named Burt Lambcaster, and he did not look like this. “
“We cherished every cool breeze that came along, so much so we would stop a conversation to say, “Oh, that was a nice one,” and continue unabated.”
“In the wind, the kite was lean-looking — colored paper stretched tightly over a cross-shaped frame, like flesh stretched over a skinny man’s ribs.”
Would any brave literary sea captain possessed by the ocean change course because of a foretold storm? Perhaps they consider, but they seldom do. The legendary ones never flee, whether nobly or tragically. That wouldn’t be brave — or poetic.