Thursday, May 28, 2009

chicken

i was the little girl who brought animals home. and now i am the grown woman who plans on having a little house with a lot of land and an elephant. so do i really need to say anything else except for ava named them both "sprinkle" and "drizella" and cried when she found out they both had lost their mommy and their daddy? then she tried to hold them, which didn't go over well.allow me to end this post with a little shout out to my husband. sometimes i hear couples say things along the lines of, "my spouse and i were made for eachother" which always leads me to make a face (i have a very low tolerance for cheese). i don't know if i was so much made for ryan, i think perhaps i am more difficult and someone who was made for him would be a bit more agreeable, but i think that ryan was made for me. it was like god's peace offeringto the world for putting me here or something. if you all have to deal with me, you might as well have a ryan to make everything much better.

what i mean by all that is this: ryan doesn't care much for animals. what he does care for is cleanliness, which is harder to come by if there's an animal around. so despite the numerous moments of cringing when he's seen me walk in the door with a box that has holes cut into the sides, he never really complains. and i think that's really cool of him. also, very tolerant. and nice.

6 comments:

redstarmama said...

Be careful: we had a baby chicken once. That cute little ball of fluff turned with amazing speed into a gawky, half-bald teenage chicken, who would race to peck our feet off if we stepped into the backyard. Maybe ours was just an unusually angsty chicken teen. It did eventually run away from home and was never seen again.

Amber Marie said...

that is very nice of ryan because i side with him- animals are dirty little things!

and thank you to you for saving the animals I would leave starving and cold on the side of the road :)

Manda said...

I love that you have chickens! I can't wait to come home soon and seen them. It sounds like Ava has grown a ton more already since I left.

The Strong Family said...

yes animals are nice, but I have to agree with ryan on the cleanliness! i love reading your blogs, you are such a good writer!

Hernan said...

Ryan is like the best person in the world... every time he sees me at his door with a bag in my hand... he just smiles... (I always try to be clean tho)

miriam said...

hernan,

i think ryan is just glad that i don't keep bringing you home in a box with holes on the sides.