Sunday, April 28, 2013

A Dove Egg

Drew found a dove egg in our lawn today.  The girls in turn held it carefully in their hands.  Genevieve asked all of the questions that lead up to the inevitable, "well, this egg doesn't get to hatch into a baby dove."  She accepted its fate with a flicker of sadness and then asked if we could keep the egg to keep last year's swallow egg company.

YouTube talked us through how to blow it out, and Drew got down to the serious business of blowing raw egg out of a tiny hole.  Not easy, yet fascinating to his two littles:

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