Finch egg

One of our zebra finches (Indie and Aussie) laid an egg! Both are female, so no future chicks, and we removed the egg from the feeding box as instructed by the Finch Forum Folk. Isn’t that egg adorable!

Lily wants us to get some fakes for the ladies to care for, and we might give that a try. The forum says it might cause the birds to fight.

The Easter …turkey?

We haven’t seen the neighborhood turkey since last fall, but this morning there were tracks through our yard. A neighbor texted to say that the turkey was at our front door a few minutes ago, but by the time I checked it was across the street.

Aqua Girl

Lily put together her own costume for CVA spirit week Super Hero Day, including a pair of my old boots, which she wore all day. Impressive! I guess warm blood is her other super power. She’s like Elsa… “the cold never bothered her anyway”

March for Our Lives

We exercised our civic voice and joined the rally at the state capital to support the marching students. It was awesome to see such a motivated generation! We all tear’d up and chanted “enough!” despite the cold.  In the meantime, I’ll leave you with some #truth reading.

Super-interesting Article on “Political Correctness”

My thing about “political correctness” is that it’s not a constraint on free speech at all.  It’s simply acting civilized.  When somebody who is a particular thing asks you to refer to them a certain way, that’s just being civilized to accommodate them.  When people say “I hate all this political correctness”, I like to replace “political correct” with “being respectful”.  And then people just sound like dicks for saying “I hate all this being respectful”.

Read the article here.