Category Archives: Weather

First Hens Surviving Their First Winter

Last night was the coldest night so far this Winter. It hit a negative four degrees, and when I fell asleep I couldn’t help feeling sorry for our three hens. I have to keep reminding myself that they’re birds, and … Continue reading

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Sledding… Finally!

We’ve been hoping for a good, substantial snow so that we can try sledding on the great hill behind our lot. The other side of the levee trail has quite a long slope toward the river, but it’s not so … Continue reading

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Random Notes

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–Amelie loves to watch and study what we’re doing, and then mimic it. If I put lotion on my hands, she asks for lotion on her hands and rubs it in just the same way I do. If she sees … Continue reading

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Chickens in the Snow!

Yesterday was the first day we truly saw the face of Winter. The harsh winds were unbearably cold, and by last evening we had some snow flurries. We woke up this morning to our first little blanket of snow at … Continue reading

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Morning Sky and Rain With Sky

Just when I was about to go outside with a hose and water my parched rose bushes, it started pouring bucket-loads. First, Sky and I stepped out back very early, before the rain, and when it was still semi-dark. We … Continue reading

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