Tuesday, January 10, 2012

You Don't Suppose?

My wonderful house, horse, hay and dog sitter, hereinafter referred to as "Sparky" from All Creature Care, recognized my yearning for chickens and, while feeding the horses in our absence, picked out the perfect place for some nesting boxes. She sent me the following:

All Creature Care's backyard, nice sunny day
Beauty (Easter Egger on left) and 
Salty (Barred Rock on right) 
casually pondering imponderables...

Beauty: "Salty, I think we need a new home.  Our mother (who does NOT live in a shoe) seems to have so many of us she doesn't know what to do."

Salty: "Hmpft!  (dramatic pause)  Beauty........think she'd eat us???"  (Salty shoots stink eye at camera in same fashion of dramatic chipmunk from Youtube)  
So, do you think Sparky's pulling my heartstrings.... or what?! And... I think she needs a blog of her own!


  1. Love your chooks! That's what we call them here in Oz!

  2. Oh how fun! Those girls need to move in with you. They have character; they'll fit right in.

  3. Woohoo...what a grand idea. Bloggin' chickens.

    I'm with Far Side here, I do believe I see some farm fresh eggs in your future.

    God bless ya and have a spectacular day!!! :o)

  4. cute dialogue between them, and I think they need to seek a new home with you before they end up in the stew pot!

  5. Soooo you will be "Mom" to some more critters?

  6. Every home needs some hens...go for it!



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