Monthly Archives: September 2009

“Cluck you”

Well, at least I think that’s what I heard the girls say when they heard what was on the menu last night. Bernadette was joining us for dinner, so Victoria made something special: roast chicken. When I texted Bernadette to … Continue reading

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“Spic ‘n Span in Chickenland”

If you could ask your spouse for anything, what would it be? I must acknowledge that the CE is very good to me. For a guy who buys his clothes at Gap because he doesn’t want to pay the price … Continue reading

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The girls were popular with visitors last week. The taxman cometh, friend Bonnie stopped by for a bit and Pamela and Kirk came bearing sprouted sunflower seeds.

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Guess who’s coming to dinner

All this talk about gizzards, you’d think I’d have lost my appetite. No such luck. With all my twiddling-thumbs post-dental downtime, I’ve allowed my mind to wander (let’s put that thing on a leash and maybe we could get something done … Continue reading

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Yummy, yummy gizzards.

I could not help myself. I had to know more. Just so we’re all clear on this, a gizzard is the “muscular stomach” of a bird. All birds, as well as crocodiles and certain fish, have gizzards. According to Wikipedia, … Continue reading

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One of the beauties of being a hen is that you have no teeth and thus no reason to ever, ever, spend three hours in a dentist’s chair, two-and-a-half of them with a saw clattering and whirring and going szszszszszszs szszszszszs  … Continue reading

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Not quite myself today…

Three hours in the dentist chair yesterday which is actually a good thing since they’d initially estimated it would be four. Feeling just a little jangled, so chicken blog devotees will hopefully be patient with me.

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So today was pretty much a normal day…

Cleaned out the chicken coop this morning, had lunch with the CE, a few phone calls to NYC to discuss the apartment, and eventually headed out to wash the car and get a long overdue mani/pedi (you have no idea what dealing … Continue reading

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We are not vegetarians.

Yesterday the CE stopped off at Ralph’s and brought home a carton of eggs that were not only labeled “cage free” but also “vegetarian fed”. The phrase was printed in bold red letters like some sort of declaration. Like a … Continue reading

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Shhhh…don’t tell them!

I cannot tell a lie. I cheated on my chickens in Santa Monica.

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