The Elderberry Incident aka The Peace Pipe

elderberry for the elderberry poem

An Elderberry Poem My uncle is a jack of all trades… He was a barber, he was a police detective, he was a park ranger and there are probably a few I’ve long since forgotten (or never even knew!) 😉 But these days, as the whirlwind of activity that used to keep you in a …

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Let’s Go to Bed – I don’t like this day. I need a new one.

Lets go to bed. I am tired of this day, I need a new one.

And… This morning I feel like a murderer…..I woke to the darkness and took my time out on the deck to enjoy the mornings peaceful and finally, warmer temps. Coffee in hand I could hear Peckerhead crowing his own greeting to what promises to be a nice day. The Little Chicken Mafia clucking away quietly, …

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The Eggbound Chicken of the Chicken Mafia

Good morning 🙂 And, Chicken butt. Now, I can seriously and honestly tell you I know more about chickens than I really care to. But, it hadn’t always been this way. I was raised on a farm and yes, we had chickens but the most contact I ever had with them was collecting their eggs …

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Rooted in Nature-Stories from Nancy Broadley

Nancy Broadley

Good morning 🙂 The human body fascinates me. It is strong, resilient and this working machine, if working properly, carries us day in and day out. Yet, one wrong move, one simple twist and the body will let you know who’s in charge… As a homesteader my work starts at dawn and all through the …

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