We pass a goose, patiently sitting on her nest, every morning on our way to work and again in the evening when we return home. We slow the car each time we drive by, check on her progress, and wonder if today is the day she will become a new mother.
Though her goslings haven't hatched, other families are welcoming their spring babies. Our new daughter, Fable, was born this weekend.
Though Fable was born a couple of weeks early, we were not surprised that she could not wait until her due date. Like her brother, she was born ten days early. What did surprise us was the unexpected birth that took place at the same time as Fable's. A feral cat gave birth to kittens on our back deck.