Wednesday, June 16

Ducks, turkeys, chicks and farm dreams

Four new ducklings came home. Our pastor hatched out the eggs for his daughters but they live in the city and so we're happy to have them waddling around here.

Andrew has a gift with animals. I've never seen an animal come into contact with him that didn't like him. This morning we picked up turkeys and laying hens from a local hatchery and, sadly, three of the turkeys and three of the chicks did not survive the morning, and sweet Andrew held one little chick as it passed away with the most compassion and love.


Life is crazy and busy and full these days. How busy? I wake up at night and think of things I've forgotten to do, forgotten to schedule or need to pick up and so I think of an acronym for each thing I need to remember. I wake up in the morning wondering what in the world E.F.C.C. stand for and spend the rest of the day trying to remember. :)



We managed a late afternoon trip to a favorite beach and had it all to ourselves. BBQ burgers, sunshine tapioca pudding, chips and mega marshmellows to roast. On the way home, we explored an old farm for sale and dreamed...





8 comments:

Anonymous said...

That first picture of Andrew is beautiful!

Laryssa Herbert said...

That's so funny, I make acronyms at night too. ;-)

Ali said...

Is that one of the finger lakes?

Diane said...

When's dinner? :O)

Trudy Callan said...

What a lovely day. The ducklings are so sweet. Sorry to hear about the turkeys.

Trudy
www.sewingwithtrudy.blogspot.com

Anonymous said...

Your life sounds so peaceful....Wish to be the same. Thanks for sharing with us your piece of heaven...
EDITH from Normandy

Acacia said...

Very nice! =0)

Anonymous said...

Love it.. I do that too, waking up in the middle of the night thinking of what I did not get done !

Sue in NJ