Monthly Archives: July 2014

Florida Road Trip, Part 6: Hemingway and Heaven in Key West

Of our two days in Key West, one was ridiculous and the other, thankfully, sublime. Duval Street in all its seaminess was already a distant memory. We awoke our second day with a new plan: Hemingway and Heaven. Ernest Hemingway … Continue reading

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Meet the Flockers.

Single stay-at-home mother, three very young children. No one knows who the father is. No source of income. Dependent on handouts. Dysfunctional family? Nope, just Pippa and her adorable little flock of chicks. And they couldn’t be happier. Pippa is … Continue reading

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Introducing: Pippa and the Pips!

Three years ago, our beloved Buff Orpington, Hope, taught us the ways of a broody. We successfully “grafted” some hatchery chicks to her, one of which was our Belgian Mille Fleur d’Uccle, Pippa. Sadly, Hope and many of her compatriots … Continue reading

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Florida Road Trip, Part 5: Our Not Favorite Day in Key West.

I guess we had envisioned Jimmy Buffett serving Margaritas in crystal glasses from a roadside stand under a “Welcome to Key West” banner, so our entrance to the quintessential Key in the Keys was a bit of a letdown. A1A … Continue reading

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