Tag Archives: Amelia

Chicken Drama: a Broody, Wind Eggs, and Baby Chicks on the Way!

Bear with me and re-wind just one more time to early May. We were in NYC, and ┬ájust about to leave our apartment for a long-awaited lunch at Balthazar when the phone call came: “Hope’s not moving”. Our hearts sunk, … Continue reading

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Amelia; June 2009 – September 2010

We lost Amelia early this morning. Thanks to Victoria and Alexandra for making her last few weeks as comfortable as possible; thanks to everyone who threw a treat Amelia’s way during her brief (but very happy!) life.

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Ups, Downs

It’s been a good week. It’s been a bad week. Like any other week, I guess, but the lows did seem a bit lower than the highs did high. First off, our patient is resting comfortably and more or less … Continue reading

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The yolk’s on us.

Some news is just too big to wait for the weekend: Amelia laid an egg-stravagance! I had a suspicion that it might be what chicken folk call a double-yolker, and I was right:

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They work hard for their living…

Thanks to me, you’ll now be channeling that old Donna Summer song all day. “She works hard for the money, so hard for it honey, she works hard for the money, do you better treat her right” The girls have … Continue reading

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Egg on my face.

I know you’re all waiting with bated breath for the update: yesterday I told you that Lily was sitting in the nesting spot Hope created, but I was wrong! A case of mistaken identity: it wasn’t Lily – it was … 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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