Everything I Need to Know, I Learned in my First Year of Chicken Keeping

I first published this essay on my blog last spring. We’ve now celebrated two adventure-filled years of caring for chickens in our backyard. Since writing, we’ve experienced our first molting season. What a nail-biter!! Here’s the version of this essay that aired on WVTF, my local NPR station, and here’s a story I wrote for The RoanokeContinue reading “Everything I Need to Know, I Learned in my First Year of Chicken Keeping”

Wisdom from the Flock

Gosh, it’s good to be back. My family and I have wandered our way through some ups and some downs in the weeks since I’ve written. What I’m here to share, today, though, is an essay I’ve written about my family’s first year of chicken keeping. Who could have guessed what an adventure it wouldContinue reading “Wisdom from the Flock”