chickens
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    Window to the Woods

    Backyard chickens: The first egg

    As the sun rose and began lighting the backyard, I optimistically walked out to the chicken coop, for what seemed like the one-hundredth time. I’ve been following the same pattern for weeks as I wake up and head to the backyard, checking for the first egg. They said it would take six months. That was… Read on

    Posted: November 27, 2014
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    Window to the Woods

    Weekend’s winter storm

    Early winter snow struck a few hours earlier than expected, leaving me to pull the last few pounds of carrots, leaf lettuce, onions and peppers in a snow-covered wool jacket with gloves on. They say leaving some veggies in the ground until late fall sweetens the flavor. Now, I know it’s true.     The… Read on

    Posted: November 5, 2014