Tea and Conversation 08: Eagles


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Today in my meditation on the Eternal Curse, I’m writing about: Why eagles?

So here’s a little something most people don’t know about me; I don’t like birds. I had a few bad experiences with geese and seagulls and just don’t care much for them. Sure they are tasty to eat and some are pretty to look at, but I prefer to see them in controlled environments. Wild birds annoy me, but large birds of prey have my deepest respect.

I don’t believe every folk tale, tall take, and urban legend I hear, but you gotta wonder why so many people spread the same stories over and over. I understand that a condor is not going to swoop down out of the sky and take away any children, but the idea of such a thing is astounding. Those large majestic birds sitting on high looking down on the ground dwellers scraping their claws and talons against stones and rocks make me think of magical, powerful, and impossible things.

While it’s not a major theme of my Eternal Curse Series, the might, majesty, and myth of eagles does play an important part in the development of a few major characters.

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Toi Thomas

I like reading, writing, cooking, dancing, movies, and music. I'm a big kid and choose to see the world in my own special way. Yes, I'm educated, but I haven't let that stop me from being who I want to be. I'm a wife, teacher, author, blogger, and more.