The Family Brunch



On one of her morning strolls, Rabbit couldn’t help but hear Crow and her siblings and cousins while they gathered for their once-a-season potluck brunch.

For anyone on the ground, it was difficult to miss these occasional treetop parties, as the crows laughed and shouted and sang while sharing all the latest family gossip, snacking on ham biscuits, and sipping on the spiked punch they’d made using their great-grandmother’s secret recipe.


(August 2023)


Story © Jennifer Singleton / Read+Purr
This is another vignette in my ongoing series of Tiny Garden Stories: peaceful 1-minute tales that let you read like a kid again. Click one of the first two buttons below to go to (or back to, if that’s where you fell down the rabbit hole) either the Public Garden archive page or (if you’re a Story Club member) to the Private Garden page. Or click the third button to learn more about my Tiny Garden Stories. If you’re new to Tiny Garden Story-land and would like 10 days’ worth of stories from our first year, visit



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