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An Early Spring Lament

Mar
25

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I’m tired of wind, I’m tired of rain.
I want to be a bird with wings.
I’d fly away, somewhere down south.
I’m tired of cold, I’m tired of spring!

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Rustic Homemade Egg Basket

Mar
24

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Rodney made this for me last night out of hardware cloth wire and leftover wood.
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Can’t wait to show the chickens!

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