6 thoughts on “Teal Meal”

  1. Tastee!

    Most sporting small duck here in UK, and best to eat!

    We are lucky in Norfolk to have several springs on our little shoot, and they are a worthy, exciting quarry, especially when fighting at dusk!


  2. My bookplate is not as exquisite as yours, Steve. Yours is a gentle reminder that the book in question is yours to be returned and not a gift to the reader unless noted. I inscribe a simple: "Stolen from the Bookshelves of Gil Stacy" in mine. I just had a book returned from a borrower almost 20 years after the fact. Roger Rosenblatt in his hilarious essay regarding some of the most feared words in the English language is titled: "Would you mind if I borrowed this book?" thought an appropriate response would be: "Would you mind if I broke your arm?" Time magazine, April 5, 1982.
    "Never lend books, for no one ever returns them: the only books I have in my library are books that other folk have lent me."

    —Anatole France

  3. That looks really good! I see those cute little guys paddling around in trash-filled ditches…They are like the tilapia of ducks. I wonder if I could raise some in a tub in the backyard.


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