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by Meredith Chilson I’m a bird watcher. Chicken watcher in particular, but I also watch wild birds at our feeders, in the yard, and on my walks with the dog. On the very cold mornings we had last week, little birds on tree branches and big chickens on coop roosts had similar shapes. They were […]Read more »
by Meredith Chilson November weather. Cold with an icy drizzle. Howling winds high in the naked treetops. Muddy boots, damp socks and gloves. Creeping shadows early in the evening—dark by dinnertime….and the days that mud freezes and hard balls of snow slam against windowpanes and cheeks as feathered and furry friends are herded into their […]Read more »
by Meredith Chilson The leaves are at their colorful peak right now, and the bright, bright blue skies with the fluffy clouds make it pleasurable to be outside doing chores. Our cellar way is filled with buckets of potatoes, baskets of apples and squashes; braids of onions and garlic dangle from the rafters next to […]Read more »