Sultry chickens, in their element, remind us that we aren’t alone struggling against heat and dirt. … More Why Did the Chickens Cross the Road?
Slice of Life 2019: Day 19 Fiddle Heads! Hidden beneath brown leaves they push up as little sheathes. Soft, orange, and hairy — At first they look scary. Like a fresh born baby before its bath, or a drunk at his draught. A closer look at the tender shoot, as it erupts from its mother’s … More Fiddle Heads!
Face up, under the belly of my son’s car, my husband was elbow deep in a repair. Suddenly I leaned over the bumper and asked, “Hon, don’t you have one good adventure left in you? ” That was 9:00 Sunday evening, August 20th. An hour later, my hubby came inside: “Alright! You’ve got me,” he … More Astronomically Speaking…
In the spirit of stop-and-smell-the-roses, we’ve been making an extra effort to take cheap field trips this year. Cheap could be free, or just cheap! The best thing…these are fun little outings that get us off our routine and don’t require any preparation or great expenditure of funds. I will be sharing these experiences in a … More Cheap Field Trips # 1
Have you ever hypnotized a chicken? I hadn’t either until we became urban poultry farmers. Although I’ve hypnotized a few fowl in my day, it’s the kids who love it most! There’s something entertaining about holding a soft, fluffy living thing in your hands, massaging it on the wishbone and then watching it blissfully melt … More Hypnotizing a Chicken