Sex-changing Poultry? Burn That Chick!

When we bought our first batch of chicks, I was desperately eager to find out whether I had a good number of egg-layers or whether my neighbors would soon be cursing the crowing.  I fervently researched how to tell a … Continue reading

Do You Have Your Chicks In A Row?

It’s that time of year.  You’re kicking back enjoying the outcome of your hard spring, summer and fall work.  You think it is time to let things coast for a while. But then you realize, it’s time to start thinking … Continue reading

Wild Concord Grape Jam

Last year was our first fall in our new place.  When I was out mowing the lawn, I could smell the fruity goodness of wild grapes.  But my nose couldn’t quite lead me to the right place. Although I could … Continue reading

Llama Llove

We have ok I have been thinking about a llama for a while.  Thinking that we should add one to our menagerie, that is.  I have a thing for funny, quirky animals and llamas are probably some of the quirkiest … Continue reading