Category Archives: Fauna

Cardigan Welsh Corgi’s (and chickens) are like potato chips. You can’t have just one.

Tank update

The nano tank is maturing. My original two Emerald Dwarf Rasbora suffered a loss last week. The smaller fish entered the filter area thru slits, gorged itself, then got wedged and died when it tried to exit. Oh dear.  I … Continue reading

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Fall bounty

Elizabeth and I harvested the garden tonight. Blama, Blampa and the dogs helped. There are a few more tomatoes on the way, and corn. The plot is about done though. There were a few beans and peas that might be … Continue reading

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RIP Smart One

Elizabeth and I check on the chickens together pretty regularly. Elizabeth likes scattering corn and watching them peck and scratch. She likes gathering eggs too. The last couple times we noticed Smart One hasn’t been as active as usual and … Continue reading

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Talkin’ with birds.

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Pig

We divvied up the pig. Had some pork chop for lunch. Delicious!

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Chanteclers in snow

I love our white Chanteclers. They laid right thru winter and have been running around the backyard since the snow started melting. I like our partridge Chantecler also of course but they don’t approach snow with the same nonchalance. Snow. … Continue reading

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Spring-ish

Spring is trying to come early. Those are bulbs pushing up – we first noticed them trying in late February/early March. Last year we noticed the bulbs were up around March 11th. In 2011 it was the first week of … Continue reading

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Iditarod and Rondy fun

We’ve been busy as always. Went down to watch the ceremonial start of the Iditarod Saturday. White Spot breakfast (mmm biscuits and gravy), walking around admiring the dog teams. Enjoying the warm day and people watching. Scott’s employer had a … Continue reading

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Double yolk

One of the pullets laid a double yolk egg. Quite exciting.

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Good chickens!

Our partridge and white Chantecler hens began laying this week. I love pullet eggs – they are so tiny and perfect and cute. We scrambled a bunch for dinner tonight.

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