Monthly Archives: August 2014

Trash Talkin’

The chickens were trash talkin’ this morning. We could hear them squawking and singing at each other. Leah, one of the Buff Orpingtons, came out of her coop singing the Egg Song. Joanna and Ruth added counterpoint to the din, and … Continue reading

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Picked the Peppers

Jalapeno, serrano, anaheim, poblano chile peppers from the garden. It’s time to can more salsa verde! On behalf of all pepper purists from New Mexico, chile is a pepper; chili is beans (or no beans) and stuff in a (usually) … Continue reading

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Seven

Seven chickies in two coops. And as of today, all seven of them are laying eggs! Seven eggs! We’ve had them all since they were one day old. It’s been exciting to watch them grow up and to watch their … Continue reading

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First egg!

  Lydia, one of the beautiful black Australorps, laid her first egg this morning! Her small first egg proudly sits next to Ninja’s egg #14. Lydia has been telling me the past two days she was going to lay an … Continue reading

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Need. String.

Two days ago, we discovered the string we used to mark the rows in the garden was going across the yard to the 75′ tree, then straight up the tree. We chuckled – what an unusual sight! Olde Dog’s Man pulled it … Continue reading

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