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Afraid of Gray or Grey?

I admit it. I was afraid of gray. Both the paint color, and the 50 Shades version with the British spelling—grey. The former because I thought it might be depressing. The latter because I’m such a prude. I’m the most modest person I know. Didn’t read the book—didn’t see the movie. Don’t wanna. But a…

Tick-tock

Originally posted on redosue:
Silence woke me up, not the birds. Not even the 4:15 cardinal was around to sing awake the day. Instead, crickets provided the first clatter of the morning. By the time the sun fanned half-tone rays over the roof, the cicadas chimed in. But no birds. My budgie – Kiwi – is…