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First Fruits

The girls finally came through a couple of weeks ago.

I’d been trotting out to the coop daily, checking for that first egg. I skipped out brimming with hope, as usual, and the… 113 more words

Living Things

Major project #1 completed.

Well here it is. I’d call it Cluckingham Palace but another blogger’s already pinched that one. The chicken coop guy took two days to put it up and on the second day he brought two new gerlies to increase the flock. 324 more words



How to store eggs

You don’t have to refrigerate eggs that you get from the farmer’s market, they keep well outside like this. But, if you buy eggs from the supermarket that have already been refrigerated, then you need to keep refrigerating them. 65 more words


Where did August go?

It’s been quite a month, quite a summer actually. You will notice none of these pictures show progress or completion on the various house painting projects that are STILL on the go (third summer, sigh). 1,280 more words


Chick #2

Everyday I expect chick # 2 to be gone, but he is valiant in his attempts to keep up with the family.   He is worth sitting and watching, such a little character.   197 more words