Monthly Archives: March 2011

how chickens make babies and why most eggs are not fertilized

Many folks seem not to know how chicken mating occurs, so I’m gonna break it down, to educate the public. Ok, so you need a mommy chicken and a daddy chicken.  No, they don’t have to be in love. They … Continue reading

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a clutch

I thought my chicken Nimbus had ran away. This morning I awoke depressed.  I was crying and making lost chicken signs to hang on our neighbor’s front doorknobs.  I thought she had run away, and that maybe she was dead. … Continue reading

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photo of the rag rug finished

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photo of the garlic bed all fenced in

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chicken rangling

Today I pounded in posts and ran chicken wire to create the front line of a fence around our pine tree area.  When this section is finished, the chickens run will be expanded.  They have pretty well torn up the … Continue reading

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rag rug finished

Last night I finished the rag rug.  It looks great.  It is smaller than I had hoped, but quite lovely. Last night I also freshened up one of my stepdaughter’s older dolls.  It had been attacked several years ago by … Continue reading

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warm weather

The onions went in the ground yesterday. The sun had heat to it and I remember summer. Basil started indoors. Calm returns to me as I return to calm.

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good day

It was a mellow but full day.  I woke up late.  This is one of the major pleasures of spring break.  Then I hung out with my husband and made myself a latte in our stovetop latte maker. I worked … Continue reading

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this evening

This evening around midnight-thirty I started some new seeds in the front window.  More parsley, snapdragons (whose seeds I had saved from last year), and kale. Today it rained so hard it hailed.  I was cleaning out the chicken coop … Continue reading

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Rag Rug

Here is a photo of my first rag rug. It is made out of two sheets I like. One of them was a tablecloth at our wedding. I covered all the tables with floral twin sheets from goodwill. The one … Continue reading

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