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July 29, 2023


yesterday, i saw a biplane. today, i was divebombed by birds.
these swallows have had it in for me ever since i nipped their
first nest in the bud. i know that sounds bad, but after i led them
to rebuild elsewhere i've left them alone and they've ignored me
for the most part. but now that their chicks are about to fledge
they're so protective that i've had to start using the back door
lest they chase me halfway around the house, swooping within
inches of my face, screaming like Stukas. that WW2 plane was
mounted with sirens intended to instill terror in its victims; slow
down these avian imprecations and they're likewise intimidating.