Why is it the minute he leaves?!?!?!

Discussion in 'Family Life - Stories, Pictures & Updates' started by I have WHAT in my yard?, Jun 21, 2010.

  1. I have WHAT in my yard?

    I have WHAT in my yard? Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 24, 2008
    Eggberg, PA
    Once upon a time I was a competent women. I owned my own house and car I had a job I did things to keep my life in order by myself.

    Now, fourteen years and two kids later, I live on a farm and apparently cannot do anything right! DH left last night and he'll be gone for a week. I know many military wives handle much worse and for much longer - but this is the longest we've been separated since we got married.

    First the TV stopped working. Why? Who knows? Yesterday morning the TV worked - he leaves the TV does not work. [​IMG]

    Then this morning - I open up the boy's temporary coop and they are all gone. GONE. ALL 12! The coop looked so untouched I did not suspect a thing. I kept staring into it thinking I was somehow just not seeing them. Why now? We knew the coop was not the most secure, but the boys have been in there for 3 weeks! And the very first night he is gone they ALL get taken? [​IMG] [​IMG]

    They were going to be food chickens anyway, but I feel so horribly guilty and incompetent. The coop looks fine! I found one little clump of feathers a few feet away and nothing more. Raccoon?

    Who knows? But why on my first night?!?!?!?! I swear I did everything we always do! Most nights I put them to bed by myself anyway! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
  2. danischi24

    danischi24 Loves naked pets

    Aug 17, 2008
    So sorry to hear it. When it rains, it pours ya know? Lots of hugs [​IMG]
  3. schellie69

    schellie69 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 8, 2009
    [​IMG] it more then likely would have happened even if he was there, just a timing thing, so sorry this is happening to you. Maybe you can figure out what happened to the T.V. about the chickens no idea I would be looking for some holes usually a raccoon will not take all of the bodies with it, maybe a snake, or fox not sure good luck in finding out.
  4. rancher hicks

    rancher hicks Chicken Obsessed

    Feb 28, 2009
    Syracuse, NY
    Why? cuz this is life, that's why. You just need to realize that your life is just like everyone elses. It's not you, it's not him, it's just the way it is. Nothing to stress about. Your stronger than you realize. Carry on.

    Into every life some rain must fall.


    Oh and tell him I said thank you for my freedom.
  5. azmotogirl

    azmotogirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 30, 2010
    Mesa, AZ
    It happens!!! Hubby was on a trip a few years ago and I flew home to go back to work..... first night home the garbage disposal broke..... second night home the bathroom flooded from a broken pipe..... third night home his truck was taken out of the driveway. It always happens that way when they are gone!!!
  6. cafe

    cafe Out Of The Brooder

    May 12, 2010
    West Central Indiana
    Murphy's Law. It is teh suckage. [​IMG]
  7. manderzpants

    manderzpants Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 15, 2010
    what cafe said. also TYPICAL! [​IMG]
  8. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

    Jan 12, 2007
    Land of Lincoln
    Quote:Yep! That's it!
  9. I have WHAT in my yard?

    I have WHAT in my yard? Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 24, 2008
    Eggberg, PA
    Quote:I'll be sure to tell him! But, he got out of the service years ago!! [​IMG]

    I come on here sometimes just to read about how messed up other people's lives are so my life doesn't look so bad! [​IMG] Sad, isn't it??

    My life is good compared to many others, I am just upset that it happened the minute he left. I swear I want to make things stress free for him and when things go wrong back here he feels terrible, so I feel terrible for things going bad here...... And they were only babies, I feel guilty.

    If it was a fox, it was a small one!!!

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