Category Archives: All Things Poultry

Shelf Life: 2016 Reading Retrospective, Part One.

“For everything there is a season” said wise Solomon in Ecclesiastes, “a time for every purpose under the sun.” In my world, that purpose is usually reading, because, really, what else matters? As Teddy Roosevelt so aptly put it “Reading … Continue reading

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12 Days of Chickenmas

It’s that most wonderful time of the year – the time when flockkeepers brace for a new round of chicken-themed gifts coming their way. I happen to be up to my wattle in chicken tchotchkes but for everyone else out … Continue reading

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Family Album: Thankful

We are usually in NYC for Thanksgiving but changed it up this year. Turns out there is so much to be thankful for on either coast. With a road trip to the OC and San Diego and then turkey day … Continue reading

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In Rio Life: Two Days and Dinners on the River in San Antonio

San Antonio was an unexpected delight. ┬áTopside is an inviting and gracious historic town dotted with century-old buildings. And down the stately stairways a river idyll awaits. Ahead of the trip, I dithered around the myriad hotel options. It was … Continue reading

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Family Album: Santa Monica Weekend

The CE told me he thought he felt an earthquake yesterday. Nah, I said, that was just the earth tilting a little bit as our family members changed coasts. It wasn’t that long ago that all four kids were living … Continue reading

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Taken Abawk: Chickens Beat The Odds.

They say the average life span of a chicken is 5-7 years. Well, except, that is, for the one on your dinner plate. Which is why a little white hen made the news this summer. UPC (United Poultry Concerns) reported … Continue reading

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Up with the Chickens.

Sometimes it just seems like the days blur together. And other times they actually blur together, as in yesterday and today, which were linked, in my world, by only two hours of sleep. Instead of a visit from the ┬áSandman, … Continue reading

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