The Enemy

I have found chicken keeping to be therapeutic, relaxing, rewarding and fruitful.  Except for those times I find it tragic, frantic, exasperating and somewhat pointless.  I enjoyed a mix of these latter emotions over the weekend. Let’s start with pointless. While mowing the yard Rob found this nest under the propane tank.  I have two…

Toad

If I had any ambitions leaning in the direction of toad farmer, this would have been my year.  There has been a bumper crop of toads this year.  I can hardly go out after dark for fear of squishing one, they appear like little hopping rocks all around the back porch, barn and kitchen.  Addie…

Making Time

In a former life that I was living about 3 years ago I found myself almost 50 pounds overweight.  My dress size was well in the double digits.  I had back boobs.  Not cool.  I was able, thru dieting, to shed the weight.  It took eight months.  As soon as I dropped back into a…

Wicked Walk 9/10/2014

Ever have a day that flies by so quickly that one second you are sipping coffee and the next thing you know its time for supper?  Wednesday September the 10th was like that for me.  And so I found myself at 6:30 p.m. in the parking lot of First Baptist church with nary a picture…

I got nothing

As you all know my laptop died an untimely death and now I am on an older, larger laptop and we are not yet friends.  After a few days of quality time I expect us to be quite close.  But until then I may be a bit out of touch, please accept my apologies.  However…

Wicked Walk 9/3/14

As I wander about my blog I realize the “Wicked Walk” section is piling up rather quickly so I figured I better start dating the darn things.  So I did.  Wednesday September 3rd was cloudy, cool and rather lovely.  I walked about 8:30 a.m. Here is what I saw. Wild Fruit. I think the first…