Category Archives: Notes and Stories by Scott

Elvis Is a Wisteria Vine

four month old black basset hound standing on rocks
Betty Zing is four months old.

I was sitting in the backyard mindlessly completing Sudoku puzzles while Betty chewed on Elvis [our wisteria vine], and we were visited by our dog bird sparrow friend again. It nearly landed on Betty’s tail, hopped over to me, and chirped like mad. I don’t know where it got the idea that I dispense dog bird treats.

wisteria vine on a metal archway, in bloom
This is Elvis, sometimes called Harold.