Ducks on a Winter’s Day

Maddie and Mabel love snow. I have to shovel paths for them, so they’re not up to their eyeballs in snow, and then a patch under the bushes where they can warm their little feet. They are like little down coats, so a little snow is no deterrent to their job of patrolling and guarding the yard.


 

Overrun With Duck Eggs So I Helped The Easter Bunny Out

I haven’t dyed eggs in years… but like many, I seem to have a lot of time on hands. So I’ve been doing quite a bit cookings. I’ll probably have a blizzard of posts this weekend.

I’m overrun with duck eggs, and I boiled up a dozen in the multi-pot/instant pot last week, but as you can see, still overrun. Three ducks, two to three eggs a day adds up quickly. So I decided to dye some. Continue reading

Penelope In A Pretty Scarf

My ducks have fans.  Friend of ducks, MomSense, knitted three beautiful scarves for my ducks, each with their own color.

It went about as well as I expected – they removed them within a minute:

Here’s Mabel taking hers off.

I think I’ll do one duck, one scarf and take a photo.  It kind of stresses them out, but I bribed them with romaine lettuce and they forgave me.

There will be more…


 

Tao of Ducks: What Do You Mean You’re Trying To Work

Trying to get some work done today. It’s almost 60 degrees outside, so the patio door is open.  That just leads to this:

We are going to start a dedicated Youtube channel for the ducks. Just waiting for my GoPro to arrive. Because they HATE cameras and my only chance of catching their antics is via stealth.

Stay tuned…