All of a sudden this week we “have” chickens. They’re not ours. They belong to a nearby neighbor. But they apparently like to go on
walkabouts and this week they’ve been showing up at our place. It’s kind
of cool for this urban/suburban gal to see a more “country” side of
This morning the rooster showed up with six hens — fine-looking
chickens. So I went out, sat nearby, and took some photographs. This
shot of the rooster shows how colorful, vain, and assertive he is. Messy
birds, though! Oh, my gosh! Until we get some rain, we’re going to be
very careful about where we walk . . .