Friday, January 18, 2013

Cockle Warming

The Woodpile Gang is doing well, and still in the farmhouse where it's toasty. No other eggs hatched, and were discarded after the mother started ignoring them. It's nice having some poultry in the house. Since they are just a wall away from the kitchen I can hear the mama cooing and clucking to her babes. On a shelf above me seedlings are sprouting under their grow light. That's a lot of new life for the dead of winter, and when it is four degrees outside it sure does warm the ol' cockles.

Err, chickles?


Blogger Kate said...

Warms my chickles too! :)

January 18, 2013 at 7:30 PM  
Blogger Michelle @ Give a Girl a Fig said...

Such a cute photo...I love how they're both looking up at you. Warm and toasty indeed.

January 18, 2013 at 7:38 PM  
Blogger famousthecat said...

This is making me yearn for baby chickles again! Oh, those little peeps!

January 19, 2013 at 11:15 AM  
Blogger Alison said...

Oooo, what lucky little chickies!

January 19, 2013 at 7:51 PM  

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