A window looks out onto a sunny morning.
Birds splash joyfully in their bath, lizards sun themselves on the warm cement walk, and a large gray ground squirrel stands sentry in the flower garden.
All the while the dogs watch with perked up ears and eager eyes, content to share their yard for a time each day with nature and all of her beautiful inhabitants… a feast for the eyes and for the soul.
It’s hard to tell size in photographs, but to give you a better idea,
these sweet little guys are in an egg box.
Normally an egg box holds a few cartons of eggs, but in this case it held:
A heating pad, a wool vest, and five chubby 10 day old puppies.
Their ears have just come down at this point,
but their eyes remain tightly closed.
It was their birthday yesterday, they turned Seven!
Sometimes I wonder what their reaction would be,
if I offered them a warm bottle now….
To read more about these five little orphans: