Everyone Laid An Egg

I don’t think this has ever happened to me.  Today, when Addie and I went to collect the eggs, we noticed there were more than usual.  A LOT more.  Lo and behold we began to count….1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, …….12, 13, 14, 15………21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28!  Every single, chicken…

Crawfish!

All through the South folks anxiously wait the entire winter long for crawfish season to start.  And when it does you can bet there isn’t a mudbug safe from here to Atlanta!  We have at least 2 boils every spring and this year my husband decided he wanted to go all out and host a…

Wicked Walk 4/29/2015

The last Wednesday in April was cool, clear and glorious!  All I had to do that day was see the dentist at 2:00 plus run some small errands.  So I took it upon myself to go up to the main section of the state forest surrounding our home for a lengthy, leisurely, restful walk. Here…

First One….

I have one little girl.  Down the road there are four.  And Sunday they all came over to play, I sent them to check the eggs and let the chickens out for their evening stroll.  Almost immediately there were shrieks of terror and thundering footsteps.  I knew before I heard a word the first snake…

Spring Evening

I love all the seasons but evenings in the spring are really something special. I jumped out at a stop sign on my way home from work to snap this little slice of tranquility. Have a great Sunday everyone!

Hatch Day!

I’ve never had a desire to incubate eggs and I honestly don’t like letting hens set a nest.  It always seems to end poorly for the hatchlings.  But when I found this nest in the hay, for some reason, I left it alone. A few days later I spy the mama.  My funny, anti-social hen…