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Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Old goose graces



Beautiful old Priscilla, leader of the Bottomtums her adopted flock of ducks, creature with the most fragile but strong neck - it is hard not to admire her. Holding Priscilla is also something I enjoy. When she first arrived it wasn't easy to hold her, but now, I think she actually likes it. She loves to be stroked for short periods and her neck is made up of much softer feathers than her body. Her feet are a beautiful shade of orange and do remind me in texture to a tangerine skin at times.

2 comments:

Debra said...

Yes-I can testify to goose-holding. It is a lovely pastime, and always heals my heart.

Katherine Dunn said...

Glad you get to experience that too then!

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