Word-of-Day-Challenge-Flurry

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flurry

a small swirling mass of something,
especially snow or leaves,
moved by sudden gusts of wind.
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On Sunday, April 15, 2018, I noticed a bit of a flurry

in the backyard out of the corner of my eye.

A second glance sent me scurrying for my

camera to capture this image.

My guess is that hawk tired of mudlark’s

persistently aggressive behaviour

and decided to end the problem.

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Word-of-Day-Challenge-Wayward

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wayward

difficult to control or predict because of
wilful or perverse behaviour.
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We can only assume that it was the wayward behaviour

of two teenage dogs that changed this scene into…

 

…one of carnage.

At the time we searched everywhere

for a replacement for our Miss Saigon statue.

Alas!  No luck.

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Word-of-Day-Challenge-Finicky

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finicky

(of a person) fussy about their
needs or requirements.

Pets do not appearear to be finicky about their food.

Most times they are happy to share…

…and don’t mind if a bone has

been chewed on previously.

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Word-of-Day-Challenge-Severe

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severe

(of something bad or undesirable) very great; intense.
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Although generally friends, there have been

two occasions when their friendship has

been severely strained and each has drawn

some of the other’s blood.

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Word-of-Day-Challenge-Monkey

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monkey

a small to medium-sized primate that typically
has a long tail, most kinds of which live in trees
in tropical countries.
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During our first Botswana breakfast we were

unaware that we were being observed

by beady little eyes.

 

By the time our guide was telling us not to

leave bags unattended, it was in the processs of

stealing an apple from MGW’s handbag after which

it scurried to the highest vantage point

it could find.

I am not a fan of monkeys.

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Word-of-Day-Challenge-Sleet

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sleet

rain containing some ice,
as when snow melts as it falls.
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Perhaps not quite sleet…

 

…however, freshly falling snow…

 

…certainly contained some ice.

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