Monday, March 19, 2012

Duck Fun


Love the foot up in the air!
When I was a working girl,
or should I say a working outside the home girl,
I didn't like Mondays.
Getting up in the morning,
going to a job that I didn't much care for, blech...
I'm sure y'all know the drill.

Now that I'm a full-time housewife/farm girl,
and my job is that of taking care of my husband, home and farm
I don't mind Mondays at all.

In fact,
I rather enjoy Mondays.

It's a day of laundry and cleaning.
Cleaning both inside the house and out.
By out, I mean the front porch, the chicken coop, duck pool, etc.

I enjoy doing these things as it "restores order to my home"
(to quote Jayme of Tales from the Coop Keeper)
and it's very rewarding work.

My paycheck?
watching others enjoy the fruits of my labor (make sure your sound is on!)....

Totally worth the effort!

The ducks were so excited about their clean pool that they didn't even wait for it to be finished filling up!  They kept peeking over the edge and watching it fill up.  As soon as it was three fourths full they were in it splashing, diving, floating, swimming, wings flapping, etc.  I just had to capture some of it on video to show you how excited they were.  (Note to self:  I need a larger SD card for my camera to hopefully catch some longer clips at one time rather than several small clips.)

Did you hear the hen in the background?
Yup, she just laid an egg and is letting everyone know how proud she is!

Speaking of eggs...  11 farm fresh eggs today.

Happy Monday y'all!  I hope it was a good one.

Till next time,


TexWisGirl said...

SO cute! pure flapping joy!

Debbie Linkous said...

Adorable! I think one of my favorite parts was the credits LOL

Country Gal said...

I loved it soo cute awesome post ! I love every day here to all though I was raised on a hobby farm and want my own some day but all the nature we have here is awesome so I love waking up to that ! Have a good day !

Lynn said...

Lovin' the "feet up" photo too! Your Monday was a lot more fun than mine-enjoy:@)

黄清华 Wong Ching Wah said...

Someone made the ducks very happy !

Lisa @ Two Bears Farm said...

Well those ducks are having a grand time!

Mary said...

Ducks are so much fun to have around! They are my happy birds. :)

Unknown said...

I adore your ducks! What a great post. I too, love Farm Mondays!

Mona said...

I love ducks! They are so fun to watch :)

Anonymous said...

Oh I love them! How cute!

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