Size of a Cotton Ball, Mighty in Spirit

Peg Phoenix White, Photo by Lynda Wallis

Peg Phoenix White, a large name for a tiny .42 oz white zebra finch.

All three toes of Peg’s left foot fall off. Her dew claw fell off too. The wound has healed beautifully. Peg now sports a smooth, round stump at the end of her slender orange leg. The green leg band slides smoothly up and down her slim leg above her stump, like a bangle bracelet. Peg has re-learned how to hold onto branches and…

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Deeply rooted in the mid west, I write about little things — everything is a little thing-art, the creative process, the natural world, and love.

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Lynda Wallis

Lynda Wallis

Deeply rooted in the mid west, I write about little things — everything is a little thing-art, the creative process, the natural world, and love.