We rescued a peacock ;0)

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

So what did you do last night?
Me well went to a Jr. High School Piano Recital, had chinese food, watched BL and oh yeah...rescued a peacock.
We really don't live in the country however some of the back roads are quite rural and we were on one such road last night. Long story about a prom gown that needs hemming by Saturday...won't bore you. Right after Meg's Recital Em and I head to Magnolia Springs to get her dress. The road we take is a favorite as there's one beautiful ranch that I love driving by. There's not a lot of traffic on this road but enough. As we come around a bend I see something not 4 feet from the road and swear it is a peacock. Em thinks I'm nuts it is 8pm sun's setting no I turn around to prove to her I am not crazy and lo and behold it is a peacock near the side of the road just walking around. We decide to pull into the nearest driveway to find out who the owner is so we can get this bird home. As we drive up this long dirt road we are greeted by a chorus of squawks there are peacocks literally walking everywhere...we now realize this is a peacock farm/ranch. Who knew! I knocked on the door but no one was home. As we are turning around in the drive we notice that peacocks are sitting atop of a fence post so I want to take a pic, having just come from the recital I have my camera. Em tries taking it from the car but it is dusk and so not great results. I have her get out and she's freaking now that we're trespassing but takes the pictures. All awhile I am losing it over these beautiful hens just walking around. By now the bird from the road has wandered back up the drive and hops atop a fence post then down into the pasture

Ok so maybe we didn't really "rescue" the peacock, we like to believe we made it come back home, but what a great story huh

so what did you do last night lol emoticon
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    OMGosh! I came on your Page to wish you happy birthday, & HAD to read about the peacock. What a beautiful specimen! I don't think I've ever seen one before with a tail that long!

    I live in Miami right now (came here for 3-6 months & been here almost a year). This definitely NOT a rural area! But there are at least 2 peacocks that wander around in the street (a very busy one, especially during rush hour), & across the street into our condo parking lot. What a treat to see them, but I hope I never see one squashed on the road!

    Happy birthday, by the way.

    In Him,


    3917 days ago
  • no profile photo CD6755914
    Loved your peacock. Em will always remember your adventure.
    I did not do anything as exciting as you though..
    4059 days ago
    Beautiful peacock. Last night watched Bigest Loser, only a few weeks left of this season.
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  • TML-2012
    The peacock is beautiful!!
    4059 days ago
  • CRIS76
    HA! Great picture!

    Last night.. uh, I didn't rescue a peacock LOL
    4059 days ago
  • no profile photo CD5471810
    You will never forget that night! This is a story that will get repeated through the years! emoticon
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