Why Lemony?
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May 03, 2005

baby bird

I have a big post in the works with pictures from all our adventures, but right now I just have to tell you that after taking out the trash just now I checked on the little bird's nest in a bush in our backyard and there was a little tiny baby bird in it! It was so small that I didn't see it at first, but then I saw it's little head up above the edge of the nest, small as the tip of my pinkie finger and no feathers yet, with it's little beak wide open and eyes closed, head wobbling around, hoping that mama bird was going to put some food in there right now! and it was the exact same wobbly headedness that Teresa does when she is all sleepy and looking for her food with her mouth. But that little birdie was all alone, although I'm sure mama bird was close by somewhere, getting wormy food for it's little 'un, and I felt such a huge pain in my chest, not really physical, but really overwhelming, for the vulnerability of all these little wobbly headed babies. Ouch! So intense, I can't take it! These mothering hormones are really serious. I had to come inside and make sure my sleeping baby was alright. She was. OK, I will try to start breathing normally again.

Posted by Bahiyyih at May 3, 2005 11:40 AM