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But it would have been one delicious tamale!

 

She's started laying now, so she's working off her debt in eggs.

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It's actually somewhat comforting to hear that I'm not the only one who has had this experience, and let me tell you, it's one I don't want to experience again. At the moment, my family has chicks, and I am in charge of looking after 10 adorable, little, 3 month year old chicks. Now, they are bigger, of course, but I still consider them small. Well, they are very cheeky little things, and whenever I go to open them, they are very impatient for me to let them out to their main cage. So just imagine me at their door, trying desperately to hold back 10 little chicks to escape. But of course, some did manage to get out. As I went to grab the last chick who had escaped, I made the wrong decision to take the chick close to me, and with a sudden peak, the little one went straight for my eye. That was not fun. Already, my eye was watering, and I was expressing my shock, but I still managed to grab the chick and open the rest of the chickens. Quickly, I rushed inside to see the damage. I saw no disable damage anywhere, but my left eye's vision became blurry. I washed my eye out straight away, but it continued to stay blurry. I'm rather young, so instinctively, I panicked. For the whole day, my vision was part blurry, and I was reacting to outlines with light, as they 'stood out.' I was already considering to see an optometrist if things didn't mend in the morning. I went to sleep very early, and rested my eye. In the morning as I awoke, I was expecting the worst, but to my delight, my eye was back to normal. I could see clearly, and no blurriness was visable. But did it teach me a lesson! Don't put curious chicks near your eye, and appreciate your eyes. Besides, you only ever have two! Here's the little troublemaker who gave me a fright! Of course, I forgave the little sweetie. smile.png
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