Monthly Archives: September 2009

Wattle you think?

The CE and I headed out to Camino Real for lunch today at one of our new favorite places, the Hollister Brewing Company. Varied menu, lots of comfort food. Very casual, kind of sports-bar-like inside with multiple tv screens on … Continue reading

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Chickens, chickens, everywhere

Another front page chicken story today. This time in the Santa Barbara News-Press. An upscale purveyor of furniture in downtown Santa Barbara (a bit of Googling led to the info that actress Mary Steenburgen is a partner in this business … Continue reading

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We interrupt this blog to bring you more shameless plugs for family members.

I hate to keep moving the chickens off their well-deserved pedestal at the top of this particular food chain (the only one they are ever likely to rule), but family members just keep popping up with blog-worthy achievements. What, you … Continue reading

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Oh, and speaking of princesses…

Look who turns ONE today!

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But definitely Donald. And a few “Disney princesses”.

I know, I know, I said we were done with NYC. But I just have to add this one photo. The Chicken Emperor was in the lobby of our new building one morning while we were back there, and who … Continue reading

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Not Mickey.

We’re home again. Settling back in for at least a few weeks. Bag unpacked. Check. Mail sorted. Check. Chickens loved. Check. Dead mouse on bedroom carpet. Um…UNCHECK! One of the joys of living here – or, I guess, pretty much … Continue reading

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Hither and thither.

Home from NYC, briefly. Leaving again tomorrow for LA, where daughter, Angela, is participating in her first triathlon. Have had nary a moment with the chickens, although when the CE and I greeted them yesterday morning after being away for … Continue reading

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All together now: “Awwwww…”

A friend who covered the Jesusita fire for a national newspaper sent me this photograph last night. The fawn is about 3┬ádays old and the bobcat about 3 weeks old in this photo. “They immediately┬ábonded and snuggled together under a … Continue reading

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“The Mets stink!”

So son-in-law Bobby has been trying to get us to a Yankees game for years and finally we hit a visit where the team is in town when we are. Okay, so they’re playing Tampa Bay, but it’s the Yankees … Continue reading

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Brooklyn Codgers.

When I graduated from college a, ahem, longish time ago, I moved to the East coast, in search of, well, something. If I’d known the ultimate goal was chickens, I could have saved myself the circuitous route, but what fun … Continue reading

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