Over The Moon~

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LOOOOOK!!! I have my cute little chickies!! I can’t even begin to tell you how excited I am to finally get my very first batch of babies here.

If you know me, even a little, you probably know that I have wanted chickens of my own since I was a little girl. Heaven knows THAT is a long time! Well, the day is finally here my friends. To say that I’m “over the moon” is to put it lightly.

It’s so much fun to take care of them too. I wondered if it would be scary, but it’s not. It’s amazing. They get so excited when anything happens, you know like– changing their water or moving their food dish. They run around chirping like it’s Christmas. It’s awesome I tell you.

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This is Tootsie. She and her sister Ruby are our Rhode Island Reds.

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She will look like this someday.

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And this is Mable. She and her sisters Ji (that’s Chinese for “chicken.”), and Oreo are Barred Rock babies.

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This is what they’ll grow up to be.

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This is one of our Russian Orloffs.

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And this is her sister. They don’t have proper names, because our resident Russian expert hasn’t named them yet. I think he wants to get to know them a bit first. Sheesh.

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They will look something like this when they are bigger. Quite exotic–wouldn’t you say?

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This is Goldie. She and her sisters Chickoletta and Marshmallow Peep are Buff Orpingtons.

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They will look like this, nice and plump and fluffy. Hopefully tooo plump to fly over the fence.

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These little girls are making me sooo happy, I can hardly tell you.

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I hope they will be happy with us for a long time….

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Because I’ve waited for them…

forever.

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Snow Heaven

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If you adore snow, like I do- then waking up to this beautiful stuff is a dream come true. Now, if I could just get it to go on for about 4 days.

Mmmmm. Heaven.

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Pretty Little Pastime

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This may just turn into something that comes together at the turn of the next century. Who knows? What I do know is that if there’s ever a teensy molecule of stress or tension in me–anywhere, pulling out a beloved project like this one is guaranteed to soothe it allll away…in a matter of minutes. Just something about the rhythm of repetition that works on my soul. Sounds silly, I guess, but still true.

I hope you have something lovely that works like this in your life.

Tell me–do you?

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HOLD Everything!!

 

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We interrupt this regularly scheduled move in…

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to bring you–ahem–me, a new rewiring of the whole house announcement.

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The guys are working like crazy to update the electrical–which has stalled the actual move in.

But it will be WELL worth the wait.

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I mean, seriously, who wants to blow a fuse every time we flip on a computer or run the blender or watch Sea Biscuit for the 6,000th time?

No, no. This is a good thing.

Just happy to be here.

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