Monthly Archives: July 2011

Review: Storey’s Guide to Raising Rabbits by Bob Bennett

This is the second book in the Storey’s Guide series I’ve read – the first being the chicken book I reviewed a few weeks back. Beth and I have talked often about putting together a rabbit hutch and raising rabbits.  … Continue reading

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On ‘Chores’

When I was very young we tried to use the term ‘chores’ to describe cleaning your room, emptying the dishwasher and vacuuming.  The term ‘chores’ sounded somewhat ‘grown up’, so using it to describe our activities was enticing.  We had … Continue reading

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Another (short) story of adapting from city to small town

I’m still trying to learn how to live in a small town. As much as I try, I’m still a city boy in the core.  I may be only one generation removed from farming, but in this specific instance that … Continue reading

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Saturday morning silliness

This past Saturday I had to get up early to get some work accomplished.  The extreme heat we’ve been experiencing here means that any physical task needs to be accomplished before 7:30 or it can’t be started for another 12 … Continue reading

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A visit to Mr. Mark and Miss Cindy

On Monday we were invited out to Waynesboro for a cookout at Mr. Mark and Miss Cindy’s house.  Mr. Mark and Miss Cindy are Jesse and Beebs’ Sunday School teachers at our church, and are wonderful people.  When we first … Continue reading

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How to fix a broody hen

Yesterday I mentioned our broody hen in passing, but didn’t really go into details.  I wanted to update you on her status, as I’ve written about her a number of times before.  We had heard that isolating her in an … Continue reading

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Graduation day

Friday was a big day for many of the lives in our home.  The run was completed on the turkey coop.  This meant the keets and the poults graduated and moved out into the coop and run outside, and will … Continue reading

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