A bird flew against the living room window this morning. The poor thing left a feather smooshed against the glass, and then it huddled under a little table on the front deck. The cat had been sleeping on the rocking chair by the window, and her eyes became as big as dinner plates, and I swear she never blinked or took her eyes off that bird for 10 minutes. Then she crept up to the window and went eyeball to eyeball with the robin. I don't think it freaked the bird out too much though, as it probably had a massive headache, and I think by then it had figured out that the window was rather impermeable. 20 minutes later the bird had disappeared. Except for the feathers stuck on the window.
The other bird (aka turkey) has been in the oven for 2 1/2 hours now and the smell is driving me crazy! I know other people often have lamb or ham for Easter dinner, but we had lamb last night and none of us are too wild about ham. But turkey!!!!!!!! I could eat turkey every day.
Six kgs (that's about 14 lbs) for three people ... do you think that will be enough? Leftovers are very important with turkey, you know. With any luck I won't have to cook supper all week. Except that I know somebody will be bitching about it by Tuesday.
Eva's Easter basket had the new NME in it, with Thom Yorke's face on the cover. She was thrilled to crawl out of bed to be met by the vision of over-sized Thom glaring at her (actually she was). The unsightly ginger fuzz that was threatening to take over his face seems to have been reigned in somewhat. He looks rather pretty again.
Trailer Park Boys starts a new season tonight! Apparently Bubbles will open up a theme park for his kitties.
And Canada Reads starts tomorrow!!!! 11:30 am every day this week on CBC Radio 1.
John K Samson (the Weakerthans) is advocating for Meriam Toews' A Complicated Kindness (my favourite book that I read last year) and Scott Thompson (Kids in the Hall) is pitching Mordecai Richler's Cocksure. It's going to be GREAT! More details tomorrow.
*Zombie Jesus Day greetings compliments of Jax (kids these days)