My chickens are eggers. They laid all winter long without a molting break. When they were chicks I looked forward to the first pullet eggs. At first I marveled at their ovoid offerings. I held them up on the way back from the barn as if to show them to […]
Yesterday was difficult. My chicken coop was full beyond capacity with nine hens and four roosters. I can tolerate the crowing but the little hens couldn’t handle all the extra male attention they were receiving. Five month old roosters are still young enough to to be tender so I had […]
My dog, Rue, might have been the only one excited to see seven inches of fluffy new snow at the cabin. By this time, we’re hoping to mothball the snowblowers (all three of them) and move on to Spring. Folks in the U.P. are used to Mothers’ Day blizzards or […]
Back from Hutchmoot I am. Back from from the moot. I’ve been to Hutchmoot twice and each time I come back new. Different. Who knows what I’m becoming? (There’s an obvious answer to that, I guess, but the answer isn’t me). The voices (of fear, discouragement, of […]
Oh, the odd and beautiful things God has made. Here’s hoping he’s thinking of making some snow. All is well here in the Northwoods.