Find the hidden object! Answer will be at the end.
I do have a bit of fauna news and flora news this week. First the little tragedy yesterday.
The chicks in this cage are 2 and 3 weeks old, and are not so smart.
See how they huddle when scared? Well yesterday we had a sudden deluge, and by the time Austin arrived, NINE chicks had been suffocated by the mob. Not drowned. Suffocated! Killed by fear. Oh well.
Now for better news.
Austin and Junia’s five-minute chicken pen. It’s the first time they’ve just made a circle of chicken wire.
They’ve been using it for a few days – here is where it was yesterday. I didn’t find this pen remarkable, but they both mentioned it to me. According to Ju: It’s easy to make, easy to move, accommodates three times as many birds, and uses less material than the pens that take half a day to make.
Flora Time – The ironwood tree (in Fijian “velau”) This is only found in Fiji, and now ours is making seeds. Weird seed – not quite a cone.J
Junia said the growth of these trees is really impressive – it was shorter than me when it was transplanted last year. …. (Akka chimes in “You have to have a picture with you in it for scale.” …… UGH! …. He grabbed my camera…… oh the shame…..)
So yeah, the tree has grown (and so have I) – and there is the five-minute chicken pen from another angle.
I was wearing the raggiest rags I’ve got because I fully expected the neighbor kids to come throw powder all over me for the festival of Holi. They have not arrived yet…..
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I close with the answer to find the hidden object contest from the top.
Yes, the helicopter really is in the top photo. I tried to get it and thought I didn’t, but ha HA, I DID! This was the best photo I took from our “happy new year” picnic at the beach this week.
Joy to all !!!
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