A Blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara

One thing I enjoy over the Christmas break was having the time to breathe and notice my surroundings. When I am teaching classes and private students, I find myself in survival mode only thinking of the next thing that needs to be done.

I seldom stop long enough to see what is around me.

For example, one morning, as I was coming in from feeding the chickens, I noticed a bird’s nest above the garage door.

There was no sign of occupants and I wondered what type of bird had lived there, whether it laid eggs and how many, where it went, etc.  It would have been fun to watch the whole process if only I had taken the time to look up above the door.

So as I head into a new year I am planning to look up more often.  Hopefully I will have another chance to see something wonderful right in my own back yard.