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Spring 2016 Update.

Let me begin by saying sorry that I haven’t been on here lately. Life is always crazy around here and with triathlon season kicking off its just getting more busy. 559 more words

And So It Begins...{part 1}


My daughter ({Bella}, my mother-in-law {Krista/grandma}, and I {April} have been tossing around the idea of getting chickens for several years now. And, for whatever reason {not the least of which being my very real, yet completely inane and unjustified fear of birds} it just hasn’t happened…until now, that is. 294 more words

Backyard Chickens

Chicken Shit..

After years of procrastinating we are finally converting our 1900’s outhouse into a henhouse  69 more words

Barbeque and the building of a run

The past two weekends were busy. I was scheduled off the 1st weekend and was able to attend the Interstate Barbeque Festival in Hagerstown, MD on that Saturday. 271 more words


Me and the wildlife

That old chicken coop, or rabbit hutch, or whatever it used to be is long overdue for demolition, I tell myself for the umpteenth time, as I look outside my second-floor, office window. 977 more words


Preparing For Chickens

The homestead wish didn’t hit right away. We found ourselves along the lines of a prepping for large-scale disasters. We began stock piling what we needed to survive at least a 6 month collapse. 810 more words


Homestead dream

If someone asked me 20 years ago as a freshman in college, “Where do you see yourself living in the year 2016?” I would’ve said, “In a house by the beach.” I grew up in Long Beach, California and then went to the University of California Santa Barbara (Go Gauchos!), so naturally, the beach was my home. 570 more words