Month: June 2015

Surprise!

Six of Charlotte’s nine chicks have arrived safely and a day early! One sadly did not make it, and there are two more under her still. The sweetest of broodies, she actually pecked at me today, which was a very good sign. That protective nature is definitely what […]

Sunspiration, 28 June 2015

How grateful I am that my world is not seen in monochrome, that food is more than oatmeal or algae, that the air is alive with birdsong and insects, and the scent of honeysuckle fills this night. Thoroughly humbled, I am reminded that I am not worthy of such […]

Unfinding

Lost begets found      As ounce begets pound           And sin begets pardon                When the heart is willing.                     Nevertheless,               […]

Back in the Nest

Hello again, my lovelies! Yes, Mother Hen has finally emerged from five fantastic days in Devon with all my chicks in the same nest, having celebrated the BEST 30th Wedding Anniversary ever. I am so grateful to my sneaky family for sorting out the much needed surprise holiday. […]

Winning the Lottery of Life

I am not an easy person to surprise. I’m nosy inquisitive, sneaky investigative and a control freak run a pretty tight calendar for social events. But somehow, some way, my friends and family have GOT ME and got me big time! As our 30th anniversary approached, I was wondering what HH had […]