Thursday, March 13, 2008

My Chickens Past



The first shot is downstairs,looking out the back window of my 'study'.

(re:study-It was supposed to be my room for privacy,peace,and contemplation.As usual God had a better plan than me!My study is often filled with people that love me.And they talk and talk,change my channel,take over my computer,grandson fusses if he is not being fed,grand-daughter scatters toys and spills drinks,etc.etc. Then when they leave me to my quiet and lonely study,I am sad and I miss all the commotion!)

Oh yes,the chickens.You can just make them out sitting on the rail I made around my little garden.And in the second shot they are pecking around between my home and my shed....My poor,tired,old shed.A whole 'nother story there....... I had been wanting chickens for ten or fifteen years.My wife,Wanda,wasn't at all thrilled at the prospect.But when five fairly small chickens flew into my yard from out of the woods,Wanda said "Carl I think God sent those chickens to you." Five fine roosters they turned out to be,and since I fed them they stayed with me for about two years.I really enjoyed feeding them,talking to them,and just watching them carry on like roosters will.


8 comments:

Don said...

What a bizarre story! I wonder if those roosters were blown away by a hurricane, or if they escaped the butcher? They probably never told you their true story, they weren't stool pigeons!

Old Lady Lincoln said...

Thanks for stopping by. About your roosters, you mean you no longer have them? This morning we saw several crows in our backyard. Abe's been wanting them to drop down so he could get some photos. How many good ones he got, I don't know. Again, thanks for dropping by.

Lilli & Nevada said...

Thanks for stopping by my blog, I love roosters and chickens, used to have some on our tiny little farm, they were fun, Grandpa looks happy sitting there holding that little chicken.

Lilli & Nevada said...

Carl,
Thanks for the stop over, just to let ya know, it is right next door to me so i am home most of the time. The excitement is that we also own a motel were we live, so having something next door to us for people to eat is exciting.

Don said...

Is the silver shed the one you made out of recycled materials? If so, you had some nice used materials!

Old Lady Lincoln said...

Thanks for your visit. The video didn't scare me, I guess because I knew they were using a net. BUT it's something I would never have wanted to try even if I were young.

Anonymous said...

I saw this weeks ago, wept, loved seeing him so unexpectedly, delighted, seems like not so long ago. love you always, mama`

Anonymous said...

left a comment before but evidently failed to get it on, sorry about that, typical me with technology, love , mama