Monthly Archives: April 2011

Baby chicks…what were we thinking

Early Sunday morning the post office called me and told me our chicks had arrived. Yup, you read that right. I did say Sunday. I’ve never gotten mail on a Sunday before. So Lee and I sprinted out of bed … Continue reading

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That time of year

It’s that time of year when Oregon weather is playing dice with our fruit trees. We’ll have a few 40°F nights, and then a few 34°F nights. One night it dropped to 33°F just to keep us guessing. One of … Continue reading

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Small stumps

“Hey Lee, do you think you can dig that stump out for me?” Lee eyeballs the stump doubtfully. “Do you think it would be too hard to pickaxe out?” Lee rubs his chin and still looks at the stump doubtfully. … Continue reading

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Chickens, broccoli, and rutabagas

It was that time again to mow the chicken pen. The hens were getting lost in the grass so I took pity on them. Since I needed to mow I decided I would bag the grass so I could do … Continue reading

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