And One More Surprise in the Mail

So the chicks are finally with their rightful owner.  They stayed with us much longer than expected and we even wound up getting them set up to spend the night with a special light we borrowed from a neighbor. While I was initially delighted to find the unexpected box full of adorable chicks on my porch, dealing with them was increasingly annoying as the day wore on.  I wasn’t happy about having to take them inside the house as the temperature outside dropped in the evening.  Inside the house their little chirps were suddenly much louder and it was getting …

Continue reading

Surprise in the Mail

This morning I suddenly heard the sound of lots of birds chirping.  I looked out the window expecting a flock of birds to be passing by or filling a nearby tree but I couldn’t find anything. I stepped outside on the porch and it was so much louder.  The skies and trees were empty so I started searching around for a nest somewhere on our porch.  Since we use our porch for the farm, there are a lot of places to look like on top of the cooler, and behind it, but I couldn’t find anything. The chirping was was …

Continue reading