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A Day in the Life of the Chickie Mama

Meet Chickie Mama (Abigail) as she shows you what it’s like to care for her delightful brood of chickens. Her helper is Chickie Aunt (Bethany).

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We’ll start with checking on the new additions, who are camping out in the shed until they’re old enough to join the rest. They probably need a water refill, so we’ll add some.

Now onto the layers.

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Pardon us, ma’am.

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The layers are thirsty too.

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We’ll go ahead and open the cage for the day. Cluck, cluck–yeah! 

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Time to check for eggs. Here’s one, and it’s still warm!

DSC_4326Chickie Mama checks too.

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So sorry. Does my camera bother you?

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Okay, next we’ll check back around lunch.

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We need to fill up the little flock’s food.

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Then, back to the layers. Chickie Aunt is a wonderful helper.DSC_4403

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Checking for more eggs. Yeah!

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Late afternoon: back to check on “the girls” again. More eggs. That’s great.

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Chickie Mama enjoys her chickens.

DSC_4555Follow me girls, it is time for bed.

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Yes, we’ll give you some tasty treats.

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One of the tardy girls has to be rounded up.

DSC_4574I’m afraid she doesn’t look too remorseful.

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Night, night. A good job, well done. All in the day of a Chickie Mama.

“A righteous man regardeth the life of his beast…”
Proverbs 12:10

Odds and Ends at the Maxwells’

Life has slowed down some with the new book being done. Dad and Mom invested much time and effort into Buying a House Debt-Free, and a number of us also helped out. We’re excited to pick up the books from the printer early in the week. I’m dreaming Moodys again, and Book #9’s outline is in the final stage. Lord willing, I’ll be writing very soon. If any of you Moody readers have ideas for things you’d like to see in future books, I’d love to hear from you.

It is also delightful to see spring emerging, with buds appearing on the trees, grass becoming greener, and some days feeling warmer.

I’m grateful for every day the Lord gives to serve Him. No matter where the Lord has us in life, He always has opportunities to minister. It could be something as simple as an encouraging card you send to a fellow believer, bringing a meal to someone who needs it, or having neighbors over for dinner. May we each be busy about what Jesus wants us to do.

Treasure each moment! Here are random photos from the last two weeks.

Love,
Sarah

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Sometimes one has to be creative, and we needed a picture to go along with the March Corner, so Anna helped me out.
Christina watching Grandpa grill.
Christina watching Grandpa grill.
The little girls were so excited to each give Ruthanne a gift.
The little girls were so excited to each give Ruthanne a gift.
It's time we introduce you to Chickie Mama, and this isn't something new. We'll do a special post on her and her chickens another time.
It’s time we introduce you to Chickie Mama. We’ll do a special post on her and her chickens another time.
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The aunts and Grandma went to see the new additions.

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Joshua enjoying his little 'sis.
Joshua enjoying his little ‘sis.
A shade tree was dying and the power company took it down before it fell on the power line.
A shade tree was dying and the power company took it down before it fell on the power line.

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“I will sing unto the Lord as long as I live:
I will sing praise to my God while I have my being.”
Psalms 104:33