Monthly Archives: April 2010

Day 40 – S.E. Hinton’s The Outsiders (Chicken Edition)

Ponyboy, Sodapop… the gang’s all here, pecking and scratching their way into your hearts as they enter those difficult teenage years. Some indication of pecking order is becoming clear now and many of the adult chicken behaviors developing. Most notably … Continue reading

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Cat Teeter Totter

I’m not one to post pictures of the cats online because, well, that pretty much seems like post desperation. Unless they can do stuff like scuba dive or leap from telephone poles or something. In this case, the cat makes … Continue reading

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Crescent Rolls (and rolls and rolls)

Serving 30 students lunch tomorrow. They will not want for rolls.

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Durham Bulls v Norfolk Tides

Bulls took a 6 point lead in the first inning at didn’t let up. Final 14-7 I’ve got to tell y’all, I’ll take minor league ball over “the bigs” any time. You sit close, so you’re invested. They do wacky … Continue reading

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Day 34 – Ain’t Nothin’ But A Bird

Say! Everyone’s talking ’bout chicken; Chicken’s a popular bird; Anywhere you go, you’re bound to find, A chicken ain’t nothin’ but a bird. Some folks call it a fowl, That’s the story I heard, But let ’em call it this … Continue reading

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Homemade Nutella

Originally called “Pasta Gianduja”, Nutella started out in the 1940’s as a sliceable sandwich topper which used hazelnuts to stretch the use of rationed cocoa. When kids threw the bread away and just ate the topper, the formula was changed … Continue reading

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Day 30: Growing It Out for “Flocks of Love”

While I know some of the breeds off the bat, I’m not sure what this one is. That funny tuft of “hair” starting to grow out makes me guess maybe sultan or polish. If so, that do is going to … Continue reading

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Day 30 – Pullets and Cockerels

Here is the whole gang at one month. Getting kinda, chicken-y I’d say (yet still peep peep peeping like day olds). A young hen is called a pullet, a young rooster a cockerel. But how to tell them apart? When … Continue reading

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Day 26 – Look Into My Eyes

While others may retreat to the corner, this little one always steps in to get a closer look. She has also mastered the ancient art of hypnosis and has convinced everyone in the room that they are chickens. Originally: Day … Continue reading

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Day 24 – Recalling the early days

Seems like only last month I had that little one bedroom in the city. Originally: Day 24 – Recalling the early days

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