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Dogs and chickens

I don’t like dogs. For one, I’m allergic to them, and as cute as they can be, I enjoy breathing more. I really don’t like aggressive dogs. Killer dogs. Apparently, one of my neighbors owns one. This morning I was greeted with the … Continue reading

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Busy day

Major accomplishments around the homestead today by the Villa team: 1. Planted 50 cloves of garlic. 2. Peeled a dozen more bulbs, sliced them and started them in the dehydrator. In th garage. Which, by all olfactory evidence, is completely … Continue reading

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16 eggs!

The hens, they have discovered Spring!

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Dream Trip

We just got back from celebrating our anniversary … in Hawaii!  We’ve been talking about doing this for two decades.  It was a blast. We went to the island of Kauai. It was absolutely gorgeous. We saw some amazing sights, … Continue reading

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The downfall of the junior amateur photographer

When we last left him, he was off to seek that perfect photo… He checks out the terrain, and spies a possibility… But, alas!  The very ground that he expected to capture for the ages has instead captured him! “Mama!  I … Continue reading

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Chicken Tractor, Part I

This thing has been in the works for weeks.  We need a moveable coop because 26 chickens can ruin a patch of ground permanently in under 6 months.  And that’s after it starts stinking. So – the new coop progresses!  … Continue reading

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Fowl Play

These past weeks, the chickens have been giving us fewer and fewer eggs.  I’m told that this is pretty normal because of the colder weather we’re having. I opened up the coop a week ago to make sure things were … Continue reading

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