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August 11, 2014
It has been almost a week since I completely integrated the baby chicks in with our older flock of six hens. The babies, two Buff Brahma Bantams, one Salmon Favorelle, two Easter Eggers and a Golden Laced Wyandotte, seem to be finally settling in. I have doubled up on feeders and tripled the waterers and…

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March 7, 2014
Don’t be fooled by cute fluffy butts Sometimes, I liken chicken behaviors to childrens’ or some misbehaving adults for that matter. Some days their behaviors are down right appalling, surprising, and rude. Over the years, I have seen some behaviors in the flock that make me sit down and scratch my head. Most days are…

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September 13, 2013
I have a loner in the flock. Her name is Fifi. She is a Silkie Bantam at the bottom of the pecking order. She doesn’t seem to be concerned about power or authority. She is curious, happy, timid and shy and keeps to herself.  She sleeps alone in the nesting box. She has a few…

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December 10, 2012
The holidays are such a wonderful time.  It is time when the world looks for peace, families and friends gather, old memories are reflected upon and new ones are made.  We can view the spirit of Christmas through the eyes of our little ones and even through the eyes of our chickens.Read moreThe Spirit of…

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November 12, 2012
Right about now, when I am so close to the end of my trip away from home, I always seem to become the most homesick.  I find myself thinking of my family, my home and how it feels when we are all together.  There is no place like it in the world.Read moreThe Definition of…

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