I filled the bird feeder a few hours ago. In the time since, there's been a crazy dinner party going on, with finches, flickers, chickadees, and two obnoxious blue jays. Of course, they're all smarter than I am and much faster than my camera, but they've been a good show. Even if I don't have the evidence to prove it.
Mostly, I've been birdwatching as an excuse to take a break from the novel-writing. Since I last posted here, I've eked out over 11,000 words towards my 50,000 word goal. On the fifth day of the month, I'm already over a fifth of the way through the thing. It's kind of a rush, but I think it might be a little early to start celebrating.
So, I'll be spending my weekend writing, which is, in fact, probably what I should be doing right now. If you're not facing a ridiculous novel-writing challenge, here's a weekend to-do list for you:
Get rid of the Halloween candy. That is, if there's any left. Ahem.
Start planning your Thanksgiving menu.
Get creeped out by something beautiful.
Make a paper pumpkin.
Find some new ideas.
Have a wonderful weekend, all!