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Happier Hens

These eggs are pretty and yummy, too!

The chickens are definitely liking the warmer, longer days. We seem to be getting a few more eggs than we were during the winter. Some of our hens are “unimproved” breeds so they have a tendency to turn off the egg making gear when the weather is cold and the days are short. Jim’s been looking around        [….read more]

No Bugs!

I realized the other day why I was having so much fun outside…aside from the warm sunshine…NO BUGS! When we’re in full swing with lambs coming along at any time day or night along with all the added chores and I’m also getting ready for Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival, I can’t spend alot of time playing around in the garden beds. I usually end        [….read more]

It Must Be Spring…

Yellow Daffies — a sure sign of Spring!

We’ve had some lovely weather and the outdoors has become a much nicer place to be…thank goodness! The sun feels so good and charges our batteries after that very long winter.

Jim has cleaned up most of the branches that came out of the trees during the numerous storms. Its still too mushy to use        [….read more]

Bunny’s Big Day

Even when we’re not having a big family gathering, we like to help the Easter bunny.

Making color and pretty eggs.

We dye at least a dozen eggs and everyone in the family has one specially designed by Jim or me. We started this when the boys were little and its just sort of stuck because we always have so much fun with it.        [….read more]

Island Holiday

I’ve been to an island! OK — not the warm, tropical kind. North Haven is just an hour and a bit out by ferry, and Becky & Bill live there year round. Of course its population grows by leaps and bounds in the summer but at this time of year it’s fairly quiet. Becky met me and as we drove from the ferry to the        [….read more]