Monthly Archives: June 2011

Beating the heat with chickens

While we were on the Hawaiian island of Kauai, we saw dozens and dozens of chickens everywhere we went, frolicking in the balmy weather just as we did in our t-shirts and shorts. I’ll probably do a whole separate post … Continue reading

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Adventure, danger and chickens

On this morning, I was overly influenced by the League of Extraordinary Gentlemen and wanted to do it, chicken-style.

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Anatomy of a Chicken Coop

After being enamored of the idea, every would-be urban chicken owner has to face the reality of money, time they have to deal with making a coop, and size of their lawn in order to figure out what kind of future lifestyle … Continue reading

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Meaning of life: solved

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How I stopped worrying and learned to love the (sometimes spotty) lawn

Our lawn was not ever golf-course pristine or going to earn us special marks from our neighbors. We were lucky that prior residents had put in perennial shrubs that bloomed on time and without a lot of fertilizer or effort … Continue reading

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Video Intro to Shy Chicken, Bossy Chicken and Business Chicken

It’s hard for us to figure out how to explain the humor that is watching chickens walk around.  Maybe better to give you a more dignified video introduction – very typical of whenever I approach the coop – and then … Continue reading

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What’s with the chicken cartoons?

  I first started leaving little chicken post-it notes for my husband when I went to work. Somehow, as a computer programmer, he could always sleep in and I was struggling to get to some meeting or another. The yellow … Continue reading

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