Monthly Archives: August 2020

August is Coming to an End

The four ducklings are growing fast. Ducklings often make a whistling sound. They’ll whistle when they are afraid or excited. They come whistling for breakfast. The sweet annie is up and getting ready to bloom. This plant has such a … Continue reading

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It’s Easier with Another

Three days ago the sky was a cobalt blue with wispy clouds. Today’s sky is definitely fall like. Thick, grey clouds accompanied with gusty winds. Summer is coming to an end. The two hens who decided to join forces and … Continue reading

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Hottest Day of the Year

The forecast yesterday was for a hot day. 87ºF (30.6ºC). This morning the forecast changed to a high of 84ºF (28.9ºC). Our first day this summer above 80ºF. It felt warm from the first step this morning. The sun was … Continue reading

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Morning Surprise

Will she or won’t she hatch those ducklings? That was what I was wondering about Kaku. She’d been sitting on a second clutch of eggs for a long time. This morning I had my answer. She was swimming in the … Continue reading

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After the Rains

Recent rains interrupted our August sun, but it is back. The chickens are happy. Very happy. The end of June chicks are over a month old. They no longer panic when they can’t see their mother. They can take a … Continue reading

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An August Morning

August morning, the season for sprinklers. The soft szz szz szz szz sound they make as the spin is soothing. It’s comforting working in the garden and listening to the sprinklers in the background. Morning dew reveals the spider webs … Continue reading

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August Evening

The pond in August makes the perfect dining room. The conversation turns to what the ducks on the other side of the pond are doing. Needing to wear long sleeved shirts in August is a luxury. We’ve yet to reach … Continue reading

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