Monthly Archives: August 2011

More on the guineas

This Saturday I let the guineas out, but kept the chickens put away.  I’m still trying to determine how to best keep the two flocks free ranging with a minimum of conflicts.  Right now the chickens bully the guineas, which … Continue reading

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Summer starts to wind down…

The weather is turning down here… it was especially apparent after the rain from the edge of the hurricane stopped. Sunday afternoon was extremely pleasant to be outside in, and yesterday was beautiful too.  Today looks to continue the trend. … Continue reading

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A visit to the fair

Well it finally happened – this weekend we managed to get to the Franklin County Fair.  Of course we ended up there on the busiest night, as it was also the night of the tractor pull – but I think … Continue reading

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Bekah and the Butterfly

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Guinea head coloration

I wish I had better pictures (perhaps I’ll try to take some tonight and post again sometime), but so far just a blurry one from this morning on my cell phone. When researching I kept reading that it’s very difficult … Continue reading

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Disasters and friendships (as separate mini-topics, not something where I try to draw them together into a larger thought)

Yesterday afternoon we had a bit of an earthquake here.  I’m sure everyone’s heard of it (or felt it) by now.  It originated a little over 100 miles from where we are, and shook the building for a little bit. … Continue reading

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Economic musings

The United States currently has a problem with spending.  Partisans can argue back and forth what the root of the problems are, and try to push their personal (or party) solutions, but I think one thing everyone agrees with is … Continue reading

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