May 15, 2013
Typing is a strange thing. ┬áSometimes, it seems as though my fingers are faster than my brain. ┬áDo my subconscious thoughts sometimes flow from my fingers as I place the words upon the pages? ┬áI think so. ┬áSometimes when I begin to type “chi…”, chicken will automatically appear on the page, typed by my hands.…

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May 10, 2013
Good Fresh eggs Entertainment Chicken snuggles Life’s Lessons Companionship Composters Pest Exterminators   Bad They are addictive. ┬áSometimes you can’t pull yourself away from watching them. Saying goodbye to a flock member Relentless broody hens Overzealous garden assistants Dirty fluffy butts Jewelry Theives Mean roosters Frozen Waterers Ugly Broody poop Predator Attacks When chicken poop…

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May 8, 2013
A couple of weeks ago, I was contacted to review a new book on keeping chickens. ┬áMurray McMurray Hatchery has a book that will release later this month. ┬áTruthfully, I am surprised that it took a large hatchery this long to bring a book like this to market. Murray McMurray Hatchery has been bringing chickens…

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May 6, 2013
I have been spending most of my time outdoors these past few weeks getting the yard in shape. ┬áI have mulched, planted the vegetable garden, and have been busy with the beehives. ┬áThe chicken coop got an inspection and will need some reinforcements of the latches and some dabs of paint here are there. ┬áBut…

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April 29, 2013
Yesterday, as I closed down the pollen trap on Briar to collect a sample for the Harvard Study, I decided to take a peek into Willow. ┬áIn my last post, I was unsure that the queen was there. ┬áAs I entered the hive, my worst thoughts were suspected. ┬áThe population has dwindled. ┬áMost of the…

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April 26, 2013
Timber Press, one of my favorite publishers, is having another fabulous giveaway to get folks outdoors! ┬áDuring the months of April and May you can enter to win a different prize package full of wonderful reading selections to help inspire you. April’s prize package includes 14 books, seeds and fertilizers: The Layered Garden Tulips Beautiful…

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Sharing an inspired life from the New England seaside. Chickens, Bees, Gardens, Art and Yummy Goodness.