Category Archives: chicken love

Chicken hospitals, E.R. visits, and the flu.

It started, as most things do in this family, with a chicken. In this particular case, it was a sick chicken with a droopy head, cloudy eyes, and hunched shoulders.  This poor lady didn’t want to eat (even when placed … Continue reading

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The chicken circle of life.

This year our house has been remarkably fly free, despite the cooler and wetter summer we’ve had.  There are rarely any flies that buzz into our home through that tiny hole in the window screen that never seems to get … Continue reading

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Chicken salad for dinner.

Eden, my seven year old, is in the backyard playing with a friend.  They jump on the trampoline, run up and down our hill, then climb up the slide on our swingset before collapsing in a sweaty heap on the … Continue reading

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Chickens working overtime.

My youngest child picked up this egg one of our chickens laid and we discovered it was bigger than her fist. Bigger than her fist. Eden looked at this egg that barely fit in her hand and quietly whispered, “Ouch!” When … Continue reading

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I dream in chicken.

Last night I dreamed we moved to a new house.  Everything was in disarray (as is normal for this sort of life changing event) and so our chicken coop, with chickens inside, sat on the front lawn. Villainous children from … Continue reading

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Pimped out coops and spoiled chickens.

This has been one of the snowiest and coldest Januaries on record in Indianapolis.  Negative temperatures, harsh wind chills, and blowing snow seem to be the norm this year, when they are usually the exception. And the forecast for February … Continue reading

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Weekend surprises.

It was a lovely weekend, here at Bunkersdown. The horrendous crowds that flooded the roadways and infiltrated every grocery store in the greater Indianapolis area seemed to have vanished.  On Saturday morning I went shopping and was amazed to find … Continue reading

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