I blame it on baby kittens, their eyes barely open, and children I love watching swallows from a barn window-- one of the deadliest combinations imaginable.
I'm glad we have these pictures, at least. John Wayne kept barreling over to their hiding place, so Fruity absconded with the kittens several weeks back, and we haven't yet found them, much to the girls' sorrow.
Oh, lovely Nixie. Annika Arden. You grow too big.