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To be clear, the warrior chick is not the author, but literally a pullet named Daisy. Pairing here poultry-inspired philosophy with Hunter Hill’s article on unforeseen blessings (River … more
Happy new year! I hope all of you and your fluffy friends had a healthy and safe holiday. With the wintry weather here, some of the animals on the farm need to be bundled up to keep warm. Did you … more
At the beginning of the summer, my wife and I began an experimental enterprise to produce chickens for meat—not just in a single batch, but as a part of what might become a business that we … more
Here at our mini-farm in Damascus, PA, my 10-year-old donkey, four goats and chickens can’t wait for autumn because they know they will soon be getting the delicious gift of pumpkins! Did … more
I just got back from a nice weekend away up in Schoharie County at my friend Paula’s house. I have not seen her since our cruise to Alaska this time last year. I am Paula’s … more
Comfort: a state of physical ease and freedom from pain or constraint. To comfort: to give solace or to soothe, to ease a person’s feelings of grief or distress, to shore up the mood or … more
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A month ago, I wrote a piece called “It’s a go for grilling” which appeared in the Our Country Home section of the River Reporter. I was, ostensibly, reporting on how to go about … more
One by one, my waddling broilers were handed off to my wife as she loaded the transport crate in the back of the truck with our freshly finished meat birds. Catching the chickens was hardly a chore … more
Something you’ve likely heard a few hundred times in the past few weeks is the phrase “in these uncertain times.” If you’re like me, you are “certain” that you are … more
When I was a teenager, I always enjoyed being invited to my best friend’s home for dinner. Kate’s mom was an innovative cook, and it was in her dining room, in 1979, that I first had … more
It’s that time of year when penny socials and fundraisers are being held. Saturday night, I helped put on a dance for the Narrowsburg Ecumenical Food Pantry with Joann Latrende. The best part … more
I’ve heard some people say they adore lobster, but they’ve never actually eaten one—not really. These people have been served a lobster tail in a restaurant, sometimes alongside a … more
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