... and I can be seen in the snapshots below which feature my sisters and me at various stages in our childhood.
|With our maternal grandfather: I'm the one on the right.|
|Thanksgiving: I'm the one on the right.|
|Halloween: I'm the one on the left.|
... and continue on with what I need to survive circumstances (in my case brought on by health issues, particularly those related to Neurofibromatosis).
Meanwhile, I'll leave you with a few interesting facts (from a web-page) re duckings:
1. Young ducklings can feed themselves as soon as they reach water, but must learn what is edible. They depend on their mother for warmth for a few days. She broods them regularly, particularly at night, as they easily chill in cold weather.
2. The down of the ducklings is not naturally waterproof. They get the waterproofing for their down from their mother. She also protects her ducklings from attacks by other mallards. Ducks do not tolerate stray ducklings close to their own brood, and females kill small strange young they encounter.
3. Ducklings take 50-60 days to fledge (fly) and become independent. They are able to breed when they are a year old,
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