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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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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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The Chickens are Molting! The Chickens are Molting!

Molt  verb  \ˈmōlt\  : to shed hair, feathers, shell, horns, or an outer layer periodically Chickens molt yearly, usually starting in very late summer or early fall.  I’ve read that it doesn’t happen to them until they are about 18 months … Continue reading

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October Mid-Month Meanderings II

October? It shouldn’t surprise me.  The signs are there.The leaves are changing. I finally put away the fan that has occupied the hallway for weeks and moved a space heater upstairs. The dehumidifier is in business once again.  I should know … Continue reading

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