Monthly Archives: August 2011

Do chickens dare to eat a peach?

Usually I have the cartoons – lame or effective as is their wont – presented standalone so that they speak for themselves, but I have to add a dose of reality here. Usually our chickens, who will devour popcorn, spinach, cooked carrots, … Continue reading

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Steampunk chicken

Someone’s been looking too long at etsy.com….

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Not enough chickens on Orcas Island

Gorgeous blue water, sun, ocean breezes. Except if this were Kauai, you’d have seen flocks of wild chickens on the way up to this altitude.  Jason can’t help but compare and Orcas just does not come out ahead on the … Continue reading

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Pecking order theory

Shy Chicken is essentially the lowest on the chicken pecking order in our group of chickens. She is the smallest and easiest to bully by Bossy Chicken, and when she had the awful blowout, they didn’t really hold back. Now … Continue reading

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Do you know your chicken? Know your chicken!

I had heard of Cibo Matto in the 1990’s but they hadn’t really sunk in, if you know what I mean. Japanese girl bands didn’t fit my musical tastes at the time, and I did not have the chicken consciousness I … Continue reading

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An oldie but goodie article -The It Bird

Jason reminded me of this article from The New Yorker and how even trendy Manhattanites can get seduced by chicken.  

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Chickens are the proletariat

People who say cheerily things will work out fine while leaving it to other people to make sure it works out fine? Uh-huh. No eggs for you baby! Earn that optimism! P.S. Er… Sometimes even *I* have no idea what my … Continue reading

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Summer means the chickens run free – sort of

Jason recently took pity on the chickens – it was a sort of gray day with occasional sun and they were bawking so mournfully. So he let them out to run around the yard while he sorted out crap in … Continue reading

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Urban chicken photography (in urban setting that is)

One of the nice side effects of jury duty recently in downtown Seattle was getting to walk by some cool chicken art photography.

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Please meet – Beyonce the Giant Chicken

I always loved The Bloggess but now I bow down, snickering all the way. http://thebloggess.com/2011/06/and-thats-why-you-should-learn-to-pick-your-battles/ Go, just read it already. And let that be a lesson to you menfolk, if you are uptight about buying bath towels… you may end … Continue reading

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