The Tin Can Pool Finds a Home

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I’m actually not swimming. I’m tall enough to just stand here like this.

This is Swimming Pool #6. It is the biggest and bestest pool yet!

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The capybara in the moon.

This fabulous backdrop for some of my more recent photos is my old swimming pool, AKA #5. I actually did swim in it three times but I also really did hate it. My fish weren’t too happy in it, either, though the heron seemed to like it real well.

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The back yard turns into a mudhole in winter.

I thought Swimming Pool #5 was just going to stay like this forever. Winter was turning to spring, the grass was starting to grow, and that old tin can was still there.

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The man in the moon.

All of a sudden one day, I was trapped on the kitchen deck and the tin can started to move!

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It didn’t really move by itself.

It started to roll away like a giant hamster wheel!

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It is very distracting and I have forgotten about my corn.

The tin can is moving toward the aviary.

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Whoa Nelly!

It is too big to go through the aviary gate.

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It’s a big tin can.

They cut a hole in the top netting of the aviary because the tin can has to go up and over.

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This is going to take a while. I better get comfortable.

If they drop it, the seams could bust and then it would leak.

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The three stooges didn’t drop it.

They have to fine-tune the space for it. The pool is set into the hillside.

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This is so interesting!

Let’s go take a look.

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I still can’t bite the edge.

There is a hose filling it with water.

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I can bite this hose, though.

There are a few steps. Ducks have short legs.

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Taking a break to mark this shirt!

It takes a long time to fill the duck pond.

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It’s like waiting for paint to dry.

This is all very interesting, but I’m still not going to swim in it!

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Fine, it’s full. Now what?

I used to love to barge in here and swim in the duck wading pools. This is a little intimidating.

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Well, it TASTES good!

The chickens and I do NOT approve!

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Can we go now?

I know where there is a muddy but warm wading pool!

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Just my size, and the water is thick and warm!

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3 responses to “The Tin Can Pool Finds a Home

  1. Oh, Dobbye! You have to let the ducks have as much water fun as you do, and it keeps the old pool from going to waste! Win/win for everyone 🙂

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  2. Pingback: The Gangsters Settle In | Dobbye the Capybara·

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