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Husband of the year

There he is, burning the 9 pm oil. Not just any spouse would reinforce chicken ladders in the dark. Aren’t I the lucky one?

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The “Chunnel”.

Let’s say that the coop is London and the run is Paris. Master over the entire domain is the Chicken Emperor, who dreamed up this ingenious method to give the chickens a trans-continental travel option. It will allow them to … Continue reading

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A thousand words.

I wish I could give you the picture instead, but the camera battery was dead when we took the chickens out to their run at dusk last night. The Chicken Emperor was doing some touch-ups to the coop, which is … Continue reading

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Tri-tip, not chicken.

People came over to see the chickens, but they ate tri-tip, and they brought their dogs. The sun stayed out until the moon rose; it was a lovely 4th. Victoria made the most amazing cake!

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Happy 4th!

Instead of whooping it up, we’re cooping it up this 4th. It’s getting harder and harder to manage the girls inside, so we’re hoping to send them into the coop a bit early. The rule of thumb is that chickens … Continue reading

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And you thought I was crazy?

It’s a given that this chicken journey smacks just a bit of the cockeyed. “Too much time on their hands” is probably the first thought, followed by “do they allow involuntary commitment in California?”.  I think we’ve managed to keep … Continue reading

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New admirers

The chicks have had a big day with several trips out to the run. Chloe is committed – or resigned, at least – to her role as Chicken Bodyguard, although it really did seem like a bit much when Amelia … Continue reading

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