The Long Flight Home—CHAPTER TWENTY-NINE

A BOOBIE LEGACY That same sun was setting over another island. This one sat hundreds of miles away and in another part of the Pacific Ocean. There, a group of boobies gathered around a patch of sand surrounded by a tall rock formation. A small, young boobie, little bigger than a chick, named Lil’ Dool,… Continue reading The Long Flight Home—CHAPTER TWENTY-NINE

The Long Flight Home—CHAPTER TWENTY-EIGHT

BOOBIE HOMECOMING With Dooley in their midst, the group flew toward the island. Mooch trailed. Within minutes, Dooley and the search party reached the island. First Carl, then Dooley and the rest of the searchers awkwardly landed on the beach. Mooch dropped down to a rock overlooking the small crowd of boobies. As soon as… Continue reading The Long Flight Home—CHAPTER TWENTY-EIGHT

The Long Flight Home—CHAPTER TWENTY-SEVEN

BOOBIE FLYING SOLO Throughout his life, Dooley never felt alone. Talli’s egg hatched five days after Dooley’s. They learned to fly together and hunt together. Even after Dooley found Andie, Talli flew at his side. Then, in a blink of an eye, it ended. Talli wasn’t just going to be in a different place, he… Continue reading The Long Flight Home—CHAPTER TWENTY-SEVEN

The Long Flight Home—CHAPTER TWENTY-SIX

BOOBIES MAKE A LIFE-CHANGING DECISION Without waiting for a response from Talli, Dooley stormed over to the rock where they would be out of earshot and spun around assertively. Talli stood between Dooley and Dylan, who looked on, puzzled. After a brief moment, Talli followed his brother to the rock. “What’s all this about, Talli?”… Continue reading The Long Flight Home—CHAPTER TWENTY-SIX