Category Archives: About My Chickens

Why You Stay out of the Woods on a Windy Day

This is why you stay out of the woods on a windy day. You could be strolling down a quiet path in the woods. One second you are upright, breathing, alive, the next second you are dead, your skull and … Continue reading

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Tree Trunks and Hot Coals

The woods have turned to their winter colors. This time of year you can see all the trunks of the trees. If you are into counting trees, now is your time. It’s the season when there is a fire burning … Continue reading

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Happy Weather for Happy

It’s impossible to complain about this fall weather. Each day brings more sunshine and more brilliant foliage to enjoy. The forecast is for more extended rain starting Thursday, so until then, we’ll enjoy each gorgeous fall day. And so will … Continue reading

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Happy Finds a Home

On Sunday, Happy, a four month old Buff Orpington rooster came to live with us. His kind owners in the city were not able to keep him once he started crowing, and asked me if I could take him. I … Continue reading

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Thank You

A rare, cloudless sky blessed the last day of this year’s Mt Vernon Farmers Market. We could not have dreamed of a better October day to close the season. Many thanks to all of you who came by. It was … Continue reading

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October Mysteries

The chill October days mean it’s time to pick the last of the berries, and bring in the last of the tomatoes. Another season of gardening is coming to an end. It’s a time to reflect on some of the … Continue reading

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Within Reach

Chickens love apples. They love most any fruit. They will eagerly go for any bit of apple I drop on the ground. What is odd is that up above them, in plain view, and chickens have excellent eyesight, are apples … Continue reading

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