Monthly Archives: November 2012

Studio Cleanup Continues

When we first saw the studio this half of the house quickly got the name “the bad half”. It had a sizable hole in the roof which had let in some animals that had made a major mess of the … Continue reading

Posted in Studio | 1 Comment

Good Morning.

I found this morning’s sunrise particularly striking:

Posted in General | Comments Off on Good Morning.

Coop Improvements – Late 2012

In addition to adding the sunroom, I’ve made a few odds-and-ends improvements to the old coop since cleaning it out when we moved in.  I still don’t really like this coop, and think it will probably get rebuilt (likely in … Continue reading

Posted in Chickens | Comments Off on Coop Improvements – Late 2012

Chicken Sunroom

Our chickens are all of very cold-hardy breeds, so they do fine with winter.  But chickens generally don’t like snow, so I was concerned that our new larger flock would get bored being cooped-up (rimshot!) all winter. An old blog … Continue reading

Posted in Chickens | 1 Comment

Pepper’s Big Night Out

I’m in the habit of giving the chickens a quick count when as I’m shutting the coop doors for the night.  They’ve settled onto the roost by this point, so this is just a matter of shining the flashlight and … Continue reading

Posted in Chickens | Comments Off on Pepper’s Big Night Out

Hidden History

Literally from day 1, we’ve been learning about the history of this place and its past occupants.   The appliance repairman, various package delivery folks, neighbors, etc. – it seems like everyone we encounter has a story to add.  Some of … Continue reading

Posted in General, Studio | Tagged | 1 Comment