Monthly Archives: March 2011

I’m like the Octomom over here!

This is Camilla. She is one of 5 chicks that arrived at Orchard House this morning at 6:20. She (or he, who knows!) is eating well and chipper. Cute too! The chicks are all Silkies – my chicken of choice. … Continue reading

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The grass is always greener…

…at Orchard House. Today, after gray skies and a tremendous thunderstorm, suddenly, we have green grass. I’ve noticed green shoots appearing with more regularity for about a week. But after today’s storm, with the sun shining, a green blanket embraced … Continue reading

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Garage gone. Bummer.

For the past two days I have toiled away building a temporary shelter much like the one pictured to your right. It was meant to hold hay. Hay and other animal foods. Today, as I was moving some trashcans with … Continue reading

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Digging.

Today I dug. And dug some more. To be honest, I dug yesterday as well. My quest?  Much like a knight in Camelot.  To dig up an old satellite T.V. dish. The dish itself?  Mounted to a pole with stripped … Continue reading

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Spring Sprung.

These are crocuses. Croci? It doesn’t matter. They’re growing to their potential here at Orchard House. It’s a sure sign Spring has Sprung. It’s also 6:30 and sunny. And my ram has become slightly more aggressive in his “used to … Continue reading

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