Monthly Archives: February 2014

Baby Chicks, Part 2

One day old! The Australorp chickies are eating, drinking, pooping, and sleeping like champs. Last night’s hard freeze was a little too cold for them to be in the shed, so they stayed in the Chicky Guest Cottage, more often … Continue reading

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Seems a Little Chilly

The chicks are two and a half weeks old now. The temperature is supposed to be lowered by 5 degrees every week, but they don’t seem to approve of this latest drop to 85°. Joanna, Leah, and Eva are checking … Continue reading

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St. Joseph

While Olde Dog and his Man were outside investigating because that’s what they do, Man spotted a white square in the dirt in a prominent part of the yard. It was surrounded by bushes that look like they may flower … Continue reading

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Over the Fence Neighbor

We were greeted by a prancing new neighbor at our back fence today. Olde Dog and Donkey went nose to nose. Olde Dog was so intrigued he tried to climb the fence. Sadly, he was unsuccessful in spite of his … Continue reading

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Winter blooms

I think this is a peony bush. I remember beautiful peonies in northern Minnesota, so peonies must be very hardy. The Florida winter cold must feel refreshing to them after all the warm fall days. Or maybe it just feels … Continue reading

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Baby Chicks

One day old! And getting used to their new digs. Leah was a little slow in perking up, but she’s fine now. They are all eating and drinking, pooping, and sleeping. And eating some more. They are Buff Orpington chicks. … Continue reading

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Pullet Palace – under construction

The Pullet Palace is progressing nicely. We painted today, and evidently the cardinals liked the color and approved of our painting skills. They serenaded us with Pretty, Pretty, Pretty! It’s nice to be appreciated by the neighbors.

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