Ducks – One Year Birthday

The ducks arrived one year ago today. They hatched in Texas on Monday and arrive in Petaluma on Wednesday. I never expected them to become such a part of our family but they won over our hearts and helped us get through the bumps of the last year. What I Learned From a Year of…

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Mustard Field

We took a drive down the road last night to see a mustard field as the sun started to set. The color of an entire field filled with mustard is just beautiful. The golden glow from the setting sun added to the mustard’s beauty.

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Sweetie Pie Lays an Egg NSFW – Week 42

Every morning there are either two or three eggs waiting for up. This has gone on all winter so the ducks have been fabulous at producing eggs. We let the ducks out of their protective house about 8:00 every morning. Often the eggs are still warm so we know the eggs are laid around 7:00…

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The Trees

I took a one day vacation to do something new. I went out to photograph landscapes, specifically Live Oak Trees. I have always been in love with the Sonoma landscapes. I was relaxed, had time, and did not expect anything from the images for it was a sunny bright day (usually the best photos are…

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Sweetie Pie Flies – Week 39

We took the ducks out to get some flying images and found out that Sweetie Pie is the best flyer. Jumper comes in second, Pom Pom third, and Quackmire doesn’t fly at all. That was the big surprise of the day. Quackmire was just having a bad day. I tried to show her how to…

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Smiling Ducks – Week 38

Now all three of the ladies are giving us an egg everyday! Jumper still insists that I should be “his” and continues to bite me so he can mate. I have to tell him the same thing about four times a day, “I belong to Quackmire”. The ducks loved the rains we had. That is…

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