• Life
  • Survived the rain – waiting on more…


    Seems like the wet season might be upon us. It is welcome, after the years of drought we have had. I just wish it would not all come at once. My garden was hit pretty hard. Need to make plans for that next year (hoop house?). I went and helped my good friend William a […]

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  • West Texas Rain


    We have been getting some good rain out here on the west coast of Texas. Needed it, but as usual our average rainfall for the year tries to come all at once. So not much has been going on. Watching the rain and praying we get what we need without flooding my garden out. So […]

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  • Happy Mother’s Day 2016


    Happy Mother’s Day to all you mothers! We celebrated by letting Jace go shopping. Then we spent the afternoon with friends. We did baby-back ribs and sausage on the smoker and played some dominos. We talked about the different options for our future, since William is a builder and all. With Kaden starting junior high […]

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  • Roosting

    Chickens have roosting down now.

    Kaden’s chickens have learned to go into their coop at night and how to roost. I no longer have to wrangle them into the coop, nor do I have to pick them up and put them on the roost. I only had to put them on the roost a couple times before they figured that […]

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  • The husbandry of Chickens

    Kaden building his case for a Rooster.

    Yeah, I know – the title is a little professional for this blog, but it is exactly what my son is learning to do. The decision to get chickens was conceived by him and has, so far, turned out to be one of the best things we could have done. With Kaden getting all involved […]