Veronica lives off King Street in a second story apartment and was informed by her landlord (after signing the lease) that she would be responsible for getting a mother duck and her hatchlings from their second story balcony / patio to the river every year. Since ducks are rather dumb, a mother duck has been hatching eggs on their roof deck for years, and the residents of the apartment have been responsible for boxing up the ducklings and getting them down a flight of stairs and to the street, where they then have to make a five or six block trek down King street, over several roads, to get to the river. This morning was duck hatching time. So if you saw some crazy person herding ducks down the hill on Prince Street to the river, it was Veronica.
UPDATE! Late breaking video of ducks in motion:
Here are some photos:
In honor of Veronica’s ducks hatching, here is a free pattern from Knitty for adorable duck feet…which I believe could be easily modified for adults, should someone feel inclined to make their own duck feet.