Monthly Archives: August 2010

43 Days Hatched. Monday, Aug 30th:

The girls woke up to some more yellow watermelon. In short time, the yellow watermelon is mostly gone, although Johnny-Cade is still working at it.Seeds are always a favorite as well.Suddenly, Jake’s meow is heard and all are at attention. … Continue reading

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6 Weeks Hatched. Sunday, Aug 29th:

The girls woke up to a new treat today: figs.Cherry wanted her own figs.Today, Jake looked for another way in.And was foiled.Later, the girls really enjoyed yellow watermelon!  Their chirping was nonstop!At nightfall, I had to tuck the girls in … Continue reading

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Artichoke

I started the artichokes from seed and then moved them into a raised garden bed to grow a bit.  Once they were fairly established, I moved them into the yard.  I don’t have to protect these plants from the dogs … Continue reading

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41 Days Hatched. Saturday, Aug 28th:

The girls had a late start this morning.  They were just coming out of the coop at 8:30 a.m. when I went to give them breakfast. Cherry flew up for a better look at what treats I was bringing. But … Continue reading

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The Girls Had a Visitor

40 Days Hatched. Friday, Aug 27th: Someone else has been watching the girls as much as I do. Tomatoes made the girls forget about Jake. Especially Cherry who flew up for a private snack. And Johnny-Cade, who never worries about … Continue reading

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39 Days Hatched. Thursday, Aug 26th:

Soda Pop said hello in her customary way. Dallas quickly joined her but Soda Pop didn’t want to share. Swoosh.  Soda Pop knocked her off. Last hen standing. But soon joined by Cherry and Dallas again. Two-Bit looked on, wanting … Continue reading

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38 Days Hatched. Wednesday, Aug 25th:

Soda Pop immediately spied the tomato. Pony Boy saw it next. But Cherry and Dallas flew up for first dibs. Followed by Soda Pop who found a . . . ahem . . .  comfortable crevice to perch in. Johnny-Cade … Continue reading

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