Item 19 – Penelope, My Peahen Pal

pen-by-pondOne afternoon a peahen appeared on the back deck and has been part of the family ever since. I cut up grapes in fourths and eighths to please my new sidekick, Penelope.

We stroll the grounds together, honking to one another. She is teaching me Peacock-Speak. Meanwhile, Mumbles keeps his distance. For some reason, P intimidates him. When she approaches, he makes a beeline for the doggie door, ball in mouth.

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My peahen-friend, Penelope, watches the Koi.
And I watch her watching the koi. The koi watch us watching them. Circle-of-life-stuff.


Pen patrols the front door.