“Birds sing after a storm. Why Shouldn’t WE?”-Rose Kennedy
On June 1, 2021 I began my roadtrip from Lincoln, Nebraska to my hometown of Laurinburg, N.C to spend the summer with my parents and do some research at the N.C. Archives.
I stayed over in Paducah, KY and then over in Knoxville, TN. It rained the WHOLE WAY, (hence the quote).
But it was a good ride. As with all things I reflected on my son’s spirit, which I know is always near. I cried, I laughed, I spoke to loved ones over the phone as I drove and noticed all the winged messengers in the sky.
Following is a photo-essay of some of my bird friends along the ride…
“Why do birds sing in the morning? It’s the triumphant shout: ‘We got through another night!”Enid Bagnold