IMG_0110Phoenix was as assertive as any.  He demanded that the face of Everyman hand over his stimulus check.  The venerable sage had assumed the duties of postmaster for the Foggy Bottoms Resort and Spa during these trying times but couldn’t produce a government check out of thin air.  The Crow harangued; the ancient one remained recalcitrant. As the Sun set the empty handed crow returned to it’s roost.