Category Archives: chickens

Closing Chapters: Mid-Month Meanderings

Yesterday I let the chickens out to free range for the first time in a bit. I left to take the kiddo to swim lessons and returned to find them all still hanging out in the coop. They perched happily … Continue reading

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December Mid-Month Meanderings III

I have so much to say, so much going through my mind, and no logical plan on getting any of it out. I have things to say about guns. But nothing that hasn’t been said far more eloquently than I … Continue reading

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October Mid-Month Meanderings III

I don’t know about you, but I always welcome the end of summer garden chores and food preservation.  Saying farewell to the general busyness of keeping up with it all feels like a relief. Sure, I’m sad to say goodbye … Continue reading

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On Writing: a Daughter, a Chicken, and an Egg.

Recently I took a class at The Pantry on Food Writing with Sara Dickerman. I am not a food writer and I don’t write directly about food per se.  But I enjoy writing and write about things related to food so I thought … Continue reading

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The Great Chicken Molt of 2012

It doesn’t seem that long ago the girls were undergoing their first molt, but it was actually the end of last October- 11 months ago. It makes sense though- chickens typically molt yearly  starting late summer or early fall. They … Continue reading

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