Category Archives: The Animals
I buried our oldest chicken, Nugget, yesterday morning. Not the most fun thing to do before even having my first cup of coffee, but it had to be done.
I caught my very first swarm today – twice. And it was a ridiculously easy process – the first time. Here’s how it went down. I had just gotten home from my usual late-morning walk with the husband, dog, and … Continue reading
Today, August 17, is National Honeybee Day!
I have a couple of incredibly productive Gravenstein apple trees, and while they’re quite juicy and delicious, they’re also notorious for dropping their fruit when it gets the least bit ripe. The boy and I spent some time this morning … Continue reading
Here are the harvest totals for May and June (I spilled a beer on my laptop just a few days before the end of May, thus losing the spreadsheet with my harvest data for the month; hero husband recently was … Continue reading
No, no, not me – the chickens! I’m not that awesome adventurous – yet. Sure, I’ve eaten my share of escargot in restaurants (and have even made them at home on occasion – Trader Joe’s even carries them!). Slathered with butter … Continue reading