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Swarm of Gulls

I live several miles from the coast, so I was surprised, one grey evening in March, by a ruckus in the sky above my garden. These are just a few of the biggest flock of seagulls I’ve ever seen anywhere. 6 more words

So When Will YOUR Chicken Lay?

By far, one of the most asked questions in the “chicken world” is “When will my chicken lay eggs?” You have done everything right, you have raised your fluffy chicks to be adorable spunky young chickens, you have invested in the cost of the coop, the food, the time, and the love, (just to name a few things!) and you can’t WAIT for that first egg!  629 more words


Flocking Together- the parallels of birds & the Women's March

Last Saturday, I joined a flock of 5000 strong in Bend, Oregon. We gathered first in snowy Drake Park below great ponderosa pines harboring chickadees and nuthatches,  and beside the nearby pond, where ducks and geese found shelter in open waters. 935 more words


Scuttle and Swirl

Residue of Autumn’s fallen leaves
scuttle like rats along the road
at the behest of the gusting wind,
or swirl up in the air
like flocks of small birds
taking flight.



The whole Genesis 29 narrative with Jacob and his true sister wives, Rachel and Leah, has always intrigued me. Poor Jacob. Fell head over heels with Rachel. 643 more words

Pharaoh, Flocks and Famine.

He had sent Judah ahead of him to Joseph to show the way before him in Goshen, and they came into the land of Goshen. Then Joseph prepared his chariot and went up to meet Israel his father in Goshen. 1,451 more words