Did you know that roosters do not only crow when the sun rises? It turns out that roosters crow all day, whenever they feel like it! Guess how I know this. No, I am no expert in rooster husbandry, I am just a poor soul whose neighbor owns a rooster.
Sometimes I hear the rooster crow midday and I close my eyes and pretend I’m living on a farm (with less manure, of course). Other times, I hear the rooster crow and wonder which of my neighbors it is that hates the rest of us enough to keep a rooster. Sometimes the rooster noise prompts me to look up Laramie’s municipal code, which is fascinating. Did you know you can keep an emu or ostrich in Laramie as long as you keep it “only for the purpose of education, science, personal security, competition, exhibition, personal consumption, riding or packing.”
Now I want the rooster to disappear AND I want a personal security ostrich.