Chickens

We found out that we were expecting the first weekend of March.  I bought a pregnancy test on the way to a five-year-old’s birthday party and took the test in the bathroom while Charlotte and Donald made quality bounce-house memories together. →MORE...

Dec 29, 2011
NUMBER ONE: Charlotte’s check-up on Tuesday went well.  Now that she is doing much better, still coughing periodically but not whooping at all, the hardest part for us is coming to terms with the fact that we will never have answers →MORE...

Nov 21, 2011
This is one of our chicks from June, all grown up and completely untrusting of my human-ness.  We call her Puffball.  If you could see how many feathers she has all over her legs and feet, you would totally get it.  →MORE...

A few months ago, Donald and I decided to order hatching eggs.  We could have borrowed one of our neighbor’s roosters for a week, BUT! but we received our first hens from our neighbor and we had no idea who sired →MORE...

A few weeks back, it became apparent that the beets we were letting go to seed were much larger than we had thought they would be.  They grew over seven feet high!  Because we had not foreseen this, when I planted →MORE...