Author Archives: JAB

About JAB

Author and Farmer I live on a farm with Farmer Man, two dogs, and fifty-five chickens. We follow Jesus. I write mysteries, thrillers, and science fiction. My books are published on Amazon for readers. DANGER IN THE CLOUDS is available for wide distribution to retailers through the Ingram Spark publisher, and other novels will soon follow. Reviews are much appreciated. Thou shalt not plagiarize. (See Commandment #8) But it's okay to share!

O Christmas Tree 2018

Two years ago we planted two Carolina Sapphire cypress trees to be our living Christmas trees. The young’uns fulfilled their duty of decorating the trees. Can you tell how tall the oldest is? And the eye level of the youngest? … Continue reading

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Sunbathing Chickens

Some of the chickens from the West Coop are taking advantage of the hot sunny day.  There are nine girls enjoying the sun. Penny, the white Delaware, will soon pester someone so she can have the prime spot, defined as … Continue reading

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Chicken Art

One of the princesses was obviously feeling her creative side when she laid her egg. I see a grinning smiley face winking at me. I don’t know how she did it. The design didn’t wash off or rub off. I’ll … Continue reading

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Faith and Hope

FAITH is in the Bitter Barn because she is super broody. Don’t let her sweet look and cute floppy comb fool you. She’s a raving banshee. All the chickens and even Malfoy gives her a wide berth. She snuggled down … Continue reading

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A Dozen Dozen Farm Eggs

Four days’ worth of eggs – ready to be washed and put in the Egg Refrigerator. I have an egg washing process that would bore you senseless, but it works for me. I only wash the eggs I sell or … Continue reading

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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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