Author Archives: Jaye Bee

About Jaye Bee

Story-teller and Author My stories: Pink Baby Alligator is a published children's book; The Girl Who Saw Clouds is a YA crossover novel making the agent and publisher rounds; I Always Wanted to Be a Spy, a mystery thriller, is in second-ish draft. I live on a farm with Farmer Man, two dogs, and sixty chickens. Follower of Jesus. Thou shalt not plagiarize. (See Commandment #8)

Spray Icicles in Florida

A water pipe burst in the yard overnight, transformed into a spectacular fountain, and sprayed the surrounding area, including shooting into the trees. The icicles are glistening in the sunlight. Not the usual Florida landscape. The water to that section … Continue reading

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Bed and Breakfast for Small Birds

  Farmer Man is building nest boxes for small birds. The opening is wide enough for our small birds — chickadees,  tufted titmice, bluebirds, wrens — but not large enough for the house sparrow or other larger birds. The diet for … Continue reading

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Little Chicken with a Lot of Spunk

Every evening, Donna sits in the doorway, watching the sunset. One afternoon about a year ago, the rooster chased and attacked her. The rest of the hens surrounded Donna, trying to fight the rooster off. Her back was raked, her … Continue reading

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Not Store Bought Eggs

We love our chickens, our farm eggs, and our gardens. Our chickens are hard workers – in addition to laying eggs for our breakfast, they also turn over the compost pile. They dig for protein treats (bugs) and fight over … Continue reading

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Three-Day Brisket

Wait for it…wait for it. That’s the motto for our famous Farm Three-Day Brisket. Day One I give the slab of brisket a nice olive oil massage. After it’s feeling nice and relaxed, I follow up with an invigorating After Five … Continue reading

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Magical Farm

Every fall, our large spiders magically appear. They do a wonderful job of making all the excess flies and any other unaware bugs left over from summer disappear. They spin their huge webs overnight. Every morning there are new spiders … Continue reading

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Two Striped Walking Stick

This is a two striped walking stick. The female is over two inches long, and the male is one inch long. The male attaches to a female, and they stay together until one of them dies. In fact, a mature … Continue reading

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