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When a Hatching Egg Goes Evil

Long before I started this blog, I was sending out e-mails to our extended family and friends to explain what craziness was the new normal on our farm.   879 more words

Incubator Diaries (Part 7)

This is the final report.

We hatched seven chicks from fifteen eggs and, although I’m very pleased with the seven chicks that hatched,  I’m not very happy about the overall result. 398 more words

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Seven healthy chicks!

Subtitle: The Incubator Diaries Part 6

I don’t think there will be any more. It’s two days since the last one hatched and time to call it a day. 102 more words

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Today, I’m happy to have my son, Connor, return to the blog for yet another of his graphic novel reviews.  Thankfully, he was able to tear himself away from his busy schedule (He has returned to the stressful middle school environment, so I’m not being sarcastic this time.) to give his thoughts on an older graphic novel that he read after beginning to devour old episodes of  575 more words

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All the Glory to God

The function of “incubation” – being the second of the four stages of the creative process as posited by Graham Wallas – is amazing in the way that it validates for the Artist that he’s on the right track with his work. 559 more words

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Incubator Diaries (part 5)

I didn’t post a picture last night after all, but this is one from this morning. It’s not the world’s greatest picture but I don’t want to keep the top off too long or the humidity drops and this might make it more difficult for other chicks to hatch. 311 more words

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No Silver Lining

If you have been floundering lately, as I have, let’s gain some perspective by considering the plight of the Silver Lake loons. The pair’s struggles began in mid-May, as black flies thwarted their efforts at incubating a first clutch of eggs.  671 more words