Monthly Archives: October 2011

Happy Halloween!

Greencastle observes Halloween a little different than the way I grew up.  Trick or treating happens on the Thursday before Halloween, so we already did much of ours. Last Thursday while Beth was working through the home inspection I took … Continue reading

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Sick chicken post-op

Well, we did some more to try to save the chicken, but it was too late. She had been sitting by herself for the last couple days – Thursday night she actually got herself back into the coop, but then … Continue reading

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More early snowfall fun

The kids were out with Grandpa this morning, and had a lot of fun exploring their creativity.

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October snowstorm

While I’m not unfamiliar with snow in October (When I grew up there were times that you  needed to wear your Halloween costume over our snowsuit) I’ve started getting used to our  milder winters in Franklin County.  So it was quite a … Continue reading

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Sick hen

We’ve got a chicken who’s acting a bit off.  She’s started to sit in the run all day, not going out with her sisters, and not really eating or drinking.  Then last night when I went out to lock them … Continue reading

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My morning routine

I don’t know if I’ve mentioned it before, but I’m very much a man of habits.  Take mornings for instance:  Every morning over the last few months I’ve had exactly the same thing for breakfast.  After dealing with the chickens … Continue reading

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Weekend recap: “So this is what a truck is for”

We just finished with a whirlwind busy (and productive) weekend.  All four of us worked hard, slept deeply, and (hopefully) feel good about what we’ve accomplished. It started out on Friday right after work when I headed off to pick … Continue reading

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