In Which The Chickens Get Automated

Let me introduce to you the newest addition to the chicken pen. It isn't a chicken, but it's almost as exciting: an auto-feeder! I've been wanting an auto-feeder for ages, but they aren't cheap. This Feed-o-matic was $125. Here's why I wanted one and why I love it: It saves money on chicken food because the…

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You Might Think We’ve Been Visited by a Mole

There were holes and mounds of dirt all around the property yesterday. I'm sure it looked like we'd been visited by a giant mole, even though I've never seen a mole or a mole hole. Yesterday, a stump grinder graced us with its grunty presence. We really should have hired a stump grinder sooner. It…

Swingin’ The Sledgehammer

Some big outdoor projects have begun around here. The double-pronged plan is a new chicken coop and a new firewood storage area. That sounds simple, but, as usual, it is a multi-faceted ball of interconnected nuttiness. I outsourced some child minding recently, in order to make some headway on these things. The Big Sister-in-law also…