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Friday, July 15

squeals of delight!

Our family has been at Cub Scout camp this week. While it's been a lot of work, it's also been an absolute ball and the kids have had a grand time!

Yesterday was a 3 mile hike...now, 3 miles isn't that long,
but this path (and I use that word very loosely) was absolutely "over the river, and through the woods." I was trying my hardest not to give in to the pain in my side, or the aching in my legs.

So this morning, when it was time for early-morning chores,
I hesitated...perhaps a bit more sleep. I certainly felt as if I'd earned it, after all, it's been a long week at camp.

But no, I pulled myself out of bed...the garden needed weeding before it was too hot. It didn't take long to weed and water, and soon I was heading to check the girls. On such a cool morning I knew they'll love a little fresh air.

When what to my surprise do I find?
This little beauty...our first egg!

Then I found 2 more!

Yes, there were squeals of delight! I called my husband, who was still on his way to work, because I was so excited!

Then, pacing back & forth, I waited 3 hours until the kids woke up. (I knew they were still exhausted from camp and needed their sleep this morning.)

Here's Sweet Girl holding 2 of the eggs,

and Little Man found a fourth one!

Looking at the size difference, maybe that one on the left will be
a "double-yolker" as the kids call them. We'll just have to wait
and see!

So it's a happy morning at Windy Meadows Farm...hoping it's a terrific Friday for you as well!
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