Thursday, June 9, 2011

If it looks like a duck...

My husband was leaving for work at 7:30am, and he calls my cell while out in the driveway....

Hubby: Quick come to the front window
Me: What the hell are you taking about, I'm still in bed, naked
Hubby: Just come to the window
Me: God, ok fine whatever.

So I stumble half asleep to the window and look out to see a mama duck with about 10 little babies on my front lawn. I was astonished as I live in a sub-division full of concrete.
I of course ran to get dressed and grab my iPhone for pics. I was like these pics will be great for my blog. (I am constantly taking random pics of anything for you guys)

I went outside and tried to get pretty close, but then the mama started yelling at me so I backed off. They hid in the bushes for a bit, so I myself hid in the garage so they could be on their merry way.
I panicked a little when they left because they decided to walk in the middle of my street. I stood and watched them, and made sure they didn't get hit till they disappeared around the corner.








9 comments:

  1. That's adorable. Nice landscaping, btw.

    That reminds me of a time when we were living in BC, and Luc was yelling my name from outside. I was sure someone was getting murdered. No. He saw a raccoon. Whoooptee Doo! hahaha Ducks are cuter. I didn't care about the raccoon.

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  2. Awww, so cute! So glad you managed to get some photos of them - they are adorable! =)

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  3. Wow, what a trouper! Two kids is too many for me! And she's got em all listening and walking in a line, to boot. I wish.

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  4. Aww!!! I never see cute things like that around my house! =(

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  5. Absolutely beautiful!
    Thanks for posting - I would have loved to see that!
    Dawn

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  6. omg!! How cute!!!! What an awesome way to wake up!

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  7. LOVE IT LOVE IT LOVE IT! If they grace your lawn again, sacrifice a slice of bread to toss them some pieces. You're so lucky! I miss ducks. : )

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  8. awww!! ive found many crazy animals in my yard living in such a rural area... but never ducks!! so cute!

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