"Do not go where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail."

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

The Ladies In My Backyard

I've always been afraid of birds. They're unpredictable, and they flutter and fly and dive-bomb. And to be fair, birds never really seemed to like me either. I was attacked by a rooster once as a kid, and by a pheasant that flew out of the woods when I was walking home from the bus stop.


I love my chickens.

They're about three months old now, and they're finally comfortable enough to wander the whole yard. They're funny and sweet and friendly, and they - thankfully - don't do anything too terribly scary, even for someone with a bird phobia like me.


Jessica said...

I'm so jealous of your pretty ladies! :)

jen said...

The kids and I wanted chickens for so long... we worked on my husband for years before he agreed to them. :-)

JoAnn said...

So sweet! I will have chickens one day. :) Glad it's working out well for you guys!

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