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I was outside gardening today and I kept thinking how weird it was that only the rooster was around. He was making a bunch of racket on the front porch and the two chickens weren't with him which is unusal.
Later I was outside cleaning out the chicken coop and again I wondered where the chickens were but since the kids love to play with them, and so does the puppy, I just figured they were somewhere in our large yard.
I'm finally done with my yard work and I go inside to start cleaning the house. I start with the kitchen and I'm unloading the dishwasher. I open the lower cupboard to put away some pots and pans and low and behold, there are the chickens. Ezra came toddling over and said to me "Them are hiding." He stuffed them into my pots and pans cupboard where they apparently sat very quiet all day long.

Thinking back on this:
I took a break at one point to come inside and nurse Ezra on the couch. The rooster had scaled up something on the porch and kept craning his neck to see inside. I unlatched Ezra and pointed out to him how funny it was that the rooster was peeking in at us. We were all giggling as he tried over and over to get a look inside the house. Now it makes sense. He knew that his ladies were in here.
I suppose I should have been clued in when at one point today I asked Lucia what she was doing. She was standing in the kitchen with her head tipped to one side and she said "Listening to the birds. I can hear them singing when I stand in the kitchen." I pulled her to me, kissed her fat cheek and told her she was adorable. She must have heard the chickens.
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that is hilarious. cant say anything like that has happened to me this week!

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That is funny! thanks.
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ROFL!

Just how domestic are your chickens?! Mine raise all holy hell if I try to pat them, let alone pick them up and turn them into kitchen accessories... Yours must be much less malevolent and maladjusted--in which case, kudos.

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Boy had the right idea, just missed a few key steps

I am dying over here
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My FIL is on his way right now to visit for a week -about two weeks earlier than I had thought he was coming. But that unexpected surprise is nothing compared to chickens in a cupboard! :::

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ROFL!

Just how domestic are your chickens?! Mine raise all holy hell if I try to pat them, let alone pick them up and turn them into kitchen accessories... Yours must be much less malevolent and maladjusted--in which case, kudos.
thought all chickens were this docile. Ours get hauled around everyday by all four kids. My 14 year old painted their toe nails. I guess mine ARE pretty domesticated.
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OMG that HYSTERICAL!!

DH shocked the heck out of me when he called to tell me that he had bought the dining room set I was coveting. Even the EXTRA piece!
I really can't explain how shocked I was.
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I needed that today!
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that is hysterical
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The only chickens in my house are in the fridge half eaten.

The most unexpected thing that happened to me this week was my children co-operating and helping me with housework.

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That's too funny
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That is absolutely hysterical!!
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Oh that's hilarious!!!
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The chicken story is so funny. Did you put it in his baby book?

My son broke his arm.


He is doing ok now, but it was very unexpected.
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How funny! I had nice chickens before, a little skittish, but semi-nice. We just have EVIL geese. AND I MEAN EVIL! You had to carry a stick around to move them because they'd start running after you in attack mode whenever you entered their domain!

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Man, that is good good stuff! : Love it!

"Them are hiding."

Yes, many things did happen to me this week but they all sucked, and this was the best smile I've had today.

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My son broke his arm.


He is doing ok now, but it was very unexpected.
Aww poor guy! Speedy healing wishes to him.

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I just don't think I could ever top the chickens in the cubbard story! :

That is just way too funny, and totally unexpected!

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Very funny!

Sorry about your son's arm, Anne.

We had 3 extra visitors show up unexpectedly, after we already had 2 visitors. So we had 5 extra people in our house this whole weekend. It was super fun, although 8 people and 1 bathroom (including a potty learning toddler) is kinda, um, not the most comfortable.

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That is an AWESOME story! I think I'd freak if my chickens ended up in the cupboard. And "Them are hiding" is abso-freaking-lutely priceless!
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Hilarious chicken story!

Sorry about your boy's arm, Anne

Today, DH and I were planning to go on our first date in three months. I had a pedicure a few days ago, bought new shoes and purse, DH had his hair cut...we were all ready to go. And the sitter doesn't show up. Just doesn't show. No call. No nothing.

Shrug. So we all got some wonderful gourmet pizza, played some games and next up is a movie ("Zorro") to assuage our disappointment for missing out on the evening we'd all planned.
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Anne, sorry about your ds' arm.

"Them are hiding" is priceless. I'm laughing so hard I can barely see straight and I have to be quiet and not wake up my toddler!
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Now THAT is a family story.

That's just hilarious. I emailed it to DH and he got the same kick out of it that I did.

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I wish we could have chickens!!

My unexpected moment came last Saturday morning when my 5.5 year old DD who was just graduated the night before from preschool climbed into the bed to snuggle with me and we were talking about how nice it was for our neighbor to come to the ceremony.

** Caleb is a boy in her class...

Then she said, "After graduation, Caleb made love to me."

I just sat there stunned saying to myself "She doesn't know what that is - what is she trying to say???" So as my mind is racing with WTH WTH things - I ask her to repeat what she said and THEN I got that Caleb had sent the LOVE sign to her across the room using sign language that they learned.


OMG!
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That's priceless. :

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chickens, 5 yr olds making love... :

Sorry to hear about the broken-armed fella.

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How funny! I had nice chickens before, a little skittish, but semi-nice. We just have EVIL geese. AND I MEAN EVIL! You had to carry a stick around to move them because they'd start running after you in attack mode whenever you entered their domain!
Our chickens weren't like Jillkuster's, but I bought a baby goose for my then-3 year old son. He carried it around everywhere, and would go outside and play with it like a sibling. Except that he kept locking it inside of this cat carrier thing that was outside.

Then it grew up and started attacking him. Poor kid couldn't even go outside. We were going to eat it, but we took it to the river instead.
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Oh Jill -- I can't stop laughing ---- You must have the prettiest (pink toe nails) and most dosile chickens I have ever heard of.
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They're red actually.:
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