It’s all about the wings…

Nearing the end of their stay in our box, the owlets are climbing with great care to the top. 

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Against the backdrop of other winged creatures,

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flexing their wings,

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retreating to security inside

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or flying into the night.

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I am reminded of a quote given to each of our adult children with a copy of the family history:

‘Every child deserves two things:  one is roots, the other is wings.’

We have provided roots – a barn owl box made of 100 year old barn wood – and their parents have given them wings – literally and figuratively!   God speed little ones!

2 Comments

Filed under Family history, Nature

2 responses to “It’s all about the wings…

  1. Gail Campanella

    Ok, I’m crying now……… So so sweet.

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  2. James Mattinson

    Dear Susan,

    Love the way you take something in your life and turn it into a eloquent metaphor.

    Please let the babies know that there are some vacancies up at our place!

    jmm/rxxxooo

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