Monthly Archives for June 2012

Crow Funeral

Heard a ruckus across the busy street and crossed over to find a whole murder of crows mourning the loss of this one. I’m not sure what happened but my guess is it was hit by a car and crawled … Continue reading

30. June 2012 by Silly Human
Categories: Sad Endings | 5 comments

A Big Mid-Week Update

Carol has decided that she is done nesting. She is a sweetheart of a chicken, and I know she missed me. I definitely missed her too, but I did enjoy not having her screech at 5am to be let out … Continue reading

26. June 2012 by Silly Human
Categories: Check-Ins, Random | 3 comments

Weekend Update & Big Changes

Little Cindy Buttons was doing well after her last bout with weird eggs. She stopped laying and did a round of antibiotics, and then her eggs were back to normal size, like this. Unfortunately after a few days the eggs … Continue reading

21. June 2012 by Silly Human
Categories: Check-Ins, Sad Endings | 3 comments

A Sketch of the Kids

We made a quick sketch of the kids to take with us next weekend to the BlowPaws Conference and Awards in Utah, since the kids can’t come with us. What do you think? Do you have a favorite? (Click on … Continue reading

17. June 2012 by Silly Human
Categories: Random | 5 comments


This morning, I was getting the ducks and clucks set up for the day in the aviary when I noticed the crow crows were taking snacks up to the tree and feeding their baby fledgling. I asked them nicely if … Continue reading

16. June 2012 by Silly Human
Categories: Yard Stuff | 8 comments

Janet the Good Chicken (WARNING: GROSS)

Wednesday morning started off as many mornings do. I was sitting in the yard talking to the chickens and ducks. Then I realized Janet wasn’t with us. She was late waking up, so I went to check on her. WARNING: … Continue reading

14. June 2012 by Silly Human
Categories: Check-Ins | 4 comments

Staycation Update

My staycation is still going well, but coming to an end way too fast. Each morning I still hang out with the flock and enjoy snoozing in the early morning in the yard while they forage for bugs. Each time … Continue reading

02. June 2012 by Silly Human
Categories: Check-Ins, Yard Stuff | 1 comment