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Welcome home ducklings

After 8 months our little piece of land has its namesakes. Our anniversary present to ourselves arrived by mail yesterday morning, and after a quick trip to the post office we have our ducks.

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We ordered twelve and they sent thirteen; as we understand it, there can be up to 20% mortality in the first few weeks, thus the hatchery hedges their bets.

River, the cat, was very interested in all the peeping going on inside.

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While Gizmo was practicing watching over the flock by snoring in his chair.

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