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The Neighbor's Chickens

Our neighbor Fritz at the end of the alley next to the castle has chickens. They must be pretty happy chickens because they are allowed to wander freely, which they often do. In the afternoons they will sometimes visit to scratch around under the shrubs in the alley in search of grubs and worms. Sometimes, on Sundays, when Fritz drives his old red Volkswagen Golf to the end of his driveway into the alley where he must have better FM radio reception (soccer, maybe?) they will accompany him, some even sitting right next to him on the ledge of the open car window. They were a little freaked out by the shipping pallets we had piled up in the driveway yesterday, though. They had to come and inspect...