Sunday, December 13, 2009

Chick this out!


There is a saying, "You can take a girl out of the country but you can't take the country out of the girl."  I am far from my farm roots, nourishing my own family's roots in a small , small spot of land in the suburbs. 

Fresh eggs still warm from being snatched from under a proud clucking hen on a Saturday morning to be eaten on a stack of hot pancakes will hopefully be a part of my children's' childhood as it was mine if my crazy notion of raising a few hens in my backyard works out in reality as well as it does in my pipe dreams.

Here is one of our new brood, Sassy, a Rhode Island Red.  This was one week ago and she has grown and changed quickly.  Her cuteness hasn't completely disappeared into gawky feathers and uncoordinated wing flapping.  We know it won't be long until she hits the ugly phase, so for now we are enjoying her CUTENESS!


And that was the longest way of saying, "I am entering this picture into the iheartfaces weekly photo contest."  



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Lorena said...

Aww, what a cutie pie!... We have many of them in our ranch. I just loove chicks! =)

Life with Kaishon said...

Wow. I love this picture. It is perfect. Very, very sweet! Just wonderful!

Jake said...

This is just a very soothing image. Makes me smile :)

Cassie said...

Ohhhhh, wow so cute!

Alysha Gray said...


tiff(threeringcircus) said...

So sweet. So very sweet.

Farmgirl said...

Love the soft feeling!

PicsbyMic said...

Awe! So tiny and so cute! I love it!

Alana Jo said...

Precious! So soft!

Please take a moment to stop by and check out my photo as well.

Have a blessed day!

CallanNMasonsMama said...

Awwwww! Precious!

Jennifer said...

So cute! Chicks are so adorable and they always look so soft. Nice capture! =)

Lauren said...

Very cute! Love the blurred background...

Kimberley said...

What a precious photo! I love it!

Sarah said...

Aww! Baby chicks are so precious. Then they grow up and get all ugly and clucky! I'm not a big fan of chickens (got chased and pecked by one too many, I guess) but baby chicks I love!

semicrunchymama said...

How incredibly soft & sweet!

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