Sometimes neighbours surprise you...

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by SpottedCrow, Sep 20, 2008.

  1. SpottedCrow

    SpottedCrow Flock Goddess

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    We had some neighbours move in a few years ago. They're the inlaws of the Queen of the Neigbhourhood, but they're completely different.
    They walk their dog, they're friendly etc. The kids are polite and always say hi.

    In the spring we'd talk and I gave them eggs. They were very happy and loved to see the birds.

    Over the summer, the sister in law's sister came to me with a box..it had a fallen baby bird and they wanted to know what they should do...I said keep warm, feed it with earthworm smoothies because it was a robin, make sure to give water and call the wildlife center in the morning. I gave them a bit of Penny's handfeeding formula to make in with the smoothie.

    I heard nothing else about it....until tonight. The sister's sister in law came up to the house and gave me a rooster. Not a real one, but one made from old cars...just because I helped them...I was practically in tears...

    Another Grinch moment...you know like when the Grinch's heart breaks it's frame...that's what it felt like...
     
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    How nice! [​IMG]
     
  3. JessicaGrant

    JessicaGrant Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is so sweet! But, there's a saying on another board of mine...tpingwoap (this post is no good with out a picture!)

    I want to see a rooster made of old cars! [​IMG]
     
  4. Lunachick

    Lunachick Chicken Slave

    Mar 19, 2007
    Brick, NJ
    Makes you feel better about humanity doesn't it? We need to have those experiences once in a while - glad you had it. [​IMG]
     
  5. Poulets De Cajun

    Poulets De Cajun Overrun With Chickens

    Start supplying them with fresh breakfast items and see what they do... LOL!! Maybe they'll bring you a REAL chicken...LOL
     
  6. SpottedCrow

    SpottedCrow Flock Goddess

    Hopefully I'll have pics tomorrow.
     
  7. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 17, 2008
    Poconos, PA
    Aww that's sweet!

    I love our new neighbors. We live on a dead end, so everyone that drives by our house waves hello or stops to say hi. The older man across the street lets us pick his granny smith apples whenever we want. I trade him baked goods for his garden veggies. He's got AWESOME cukes! To think, when we lived in town CLOSER to all our neighbors, they never even said hello or knew our names... [​IMG] How sad.

    Anyways, I want to see the car chicken too!!! [​IMG]
     
  8. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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    Very nice start to good neighbors
     
  9. SpottedCrow

    SpottedCrow Flock Goddess

    Here's my rooboy..he doesn't say much though...
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    Close up of his face
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    For Carrie Brown: chicken butt!!
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  10. Chirpy

    Chirpy Balderdash

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    There are a lot of good people in this world. Sometimes it seems hard to find them, I'm glad you have some near you!
     

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