Chickens!

So…I caved (or rather, my husband did).  I got chickens.  Our friends who were relocating from a house into an apartment offered them to us and…well, that’s pretty much the whole story.  Now, technically, I’m not supposed to have them in my neighborhood, but I find they’re relatively low-profile. As with everything, there are pros…

Adjusting for Winter

Whew, it’s been a while!  Had a family emergency, and the whole world sort of dropped away for a bit.  But, I’m back. Our winter garden is growing well.  We’ve got lettuces, cabbage, mustard greens, bok choy, onions, kohl rabi…lots of stuff!  The green beans lived out their life and withered with the chill, and…