I hope you all had a wonderful holiday. Ours turned out to be a beautifully warm, fun, peaceful and relaxing day. See you next year.
Guess what I caught trying to break into the chicken coop last night? A coyote! A couple weeks ago one of our hens disappeared. We searched the orchard and didn’t find a single feather. Our neighbors hadn’t seen her either but one did warn us that a coyote had been hanging around so we figured… Continue reading A Chicken, a Coyote and Two Baby Bunnies
Earlier this week I went out to gather up the escaped chickens from the orchard and found them down the driveway chattering away with a beautiful black rooster! This rooster was very interested in my girls and followed us back to the coop. I didn’t let him in the pen and tried to shoo him… Continue reading The Hen and the Rooster
When we moved to Sonoma county I really hoped that somehow we would be able to have chickens again. Even though they ate most of my ground vegetables and pounds of tomatoes I still loved watching them scratch the ground for bugs and fight over a pile of greens. Thankfully, we were lucky enough to… Continue reading Introducing the Chicks
I am on the vineyard with Tom. I’ve been posting lots of photos to my twitter feed. You can find it in the sidebar. I will be back on Monday!
We got up early Saturday morning to get Tom on the road before the morning fog burned off. He’s leaving for 2 months to work on a vineyard with his falcons. Yea, read that again. Vineyard, falcons… Pretty amazing right? A few months ago our plans were just an idea. A risk. A leap we… Continue reading Protecting California’s Grapes with Raptors
“Here Chickies, here chick chick”, I rattle the jar of chick feed, “Hi my little Chickies.” I used to wake up in the morning thinking of the dishes I would have to wash before breakfast or how much I hate waking up alone when Tom has already left for work at 5:30. Now, I wake… Continue reading Little Chickens in the City