duck dynamics

The other day I tried desperately to get a photo of three ducks all lined up because the idea of “getting my ducks in a row” cracked me up. I’m kind of a dork like that.

The photo wasn’t meant to be. It’s just as well.

Instead I witnessed the drama of these three negotiating the rapid current after the rain and captured the decisive moment when they parted company.

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07.03.13 we are families

This mama duck visited the cabin throughout the week with her brood of seven ducklings. So did Brad’s cousins and their kids. On this hot afternoon, when all the kids were in the lake, the ducklings came shockingly close to swimming with our extended brood before Mama gave the signal and they all scuttled away.

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