Chicken Fever

I got it bad. I'd rather hang out with my chickens than almost anything. They are so cute, they don't ask for much other than food and water. I'm pretty sure they like it when I'm there. They don't run away (too much) when I put my hand out to put...

Who Needs Roosters?

This is a short video (really short if you skip forward) on what gets us out of bed in the wee hours: P.S. After the video is my cry for help. Ok, “cry for help” is possibly a little dramatic. But “looking for advice” has no punch. Cry for...

A Howler

Island Chica took a couple of fun photos while she was in Costa Rica last month. Love this face! If he could just keep it...

Speaking of Pets

The only wildlife I see more than my dogs are spiders. Tarantulas, to be specific. They are very much like Winston: big hairy lugs, kinda slow moving. Actually, Winston is slow-moving unless you have one of his toys in your hand – he’s agile for a big...

Ant Killer

We love the wildlife here, down to the bugs, the ants and the spiders. We haven’t come across any snakes to love, thank goodness. That will be the real test. But, hey, the tarantula didn’t turn me. I remain optimistic. Much as we love them, we don’t...