Category Archives: About My Chickens

Life Without Rhubarb is No Life At All

Hard to believe that last spring, the lush row or rhubarb didn’t exist, and were just small, round seeds I pushed into the soil. Life without rhubarb is no life at all. Sunday night when I went out to the … Continue reading

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All the Good There Is

Watching tofu cooling in clear, cold water is so soothing. It’s an opportunity to reflect on all the good there is. The marjoram has gone to bloom, dainty pink flowers decorate the path out to the tofu cabin. The chickens … Continue reading

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Too Far to Go

I found a bee sleeping on a daisy yesterday morning. It’s a common sight in the summer, to find a bee who decided to spend the night on a flower instead of returning to the hive. I suppose if you’ve … Continue reading

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A Dewy Web

It’s a cool, July morning. During the night, a spider spun a dewy web in the grass. The Barred Rocks are fully grown. I haven’t spotted one on a nest yet, but I am finding pullet eggs so I’m sure … Continue reading

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Lap of Luxury

An unexpected surprise were the falling flowers from this morning’s bouquet. Within minutes of bringing in fresh flowers for the table, some of the flowers rained down on my keyboard and the table. And this is the definition of luxury. … Continue reading

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Babies Galore

There are four hens raising nearly 50 chicks. Three of the hens are raising chicks I purchased from a hatchery. A broody hen is a chance to rear a new variety of hen to increase the variety of eggs. I … Continue reading

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One More Day?

Happy and his consorts are always happy to devour any leftover tofu or okara when I am in the cabin making tofu. One more day? The cherry trees are full of cherries this year. The birds are leaving them alone … Continue reading

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