Most times, it’s hard for me to leave the house without having to go back for keys or grocery lists or phone. Most times I’m early so my five or six trips back to get that “Oh, I forgot my…” don’t really make me late. And, most times, I’m the one with the deadline so I’m the only one bothered if I’m late.
Yesterday, the Mom and I had a plan. It wasn’t a complicated plan. We just wanted to be at Home Depot right as they opened. We were on time (ish) for that plan to happen and then I made the mistake of looking out the window. And I saw baby Owl eating his breakfast and the plan literally went out the window as we gave up on HD and just watched out the window for hours.
We got to see all three babies hunting for breakfast; Groucho attempting to catch breakfast and then playing hide and seek from us in the fort. Zeppo, patiently sitting in a tree, then somewhat patiently sitting on the roof of the fort and then finally hop-flying down onto chipmunk breakfast, which he missed. And Harpo pecking and pulling pieces of his dead beast, gobbling them down and then looking around to make sure no one was looking. All the while as they were watched over by the sibs from last year who seemed to be cheering them on by giving us the sink eye from the tree branches.
I could go on and on and on about the viewing party. It was VERY exciting and I have tons of blurry shots but I'll stop and leave you with this - there are five Owls in this shot. FIVE! Two of them were totally hidden by tree leaves but the babies were out in the open, looking for breakfast or just watching us watch them. Happy Owl-do hunting!
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