Category Archives: Critters

Requiem for a Tree

Dearly beloved, We are gathered here to today to ponder the question, “Does Tony Stark, in fact, have a heart?” while taking our hats off in remembrance of a tree. Magnificent in stature, operatic in breezes, dropping sap and pinecones in bountiful benevolence, this beauty was the beacon of home to a neighborhood for years uncounted. […]

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How To Hypnotize A Chicken

How are your peeps coming along? The winner of our Puffy (and Poopless) Peeps Give Away is Mike! For the rest of you who received a box of real chicks in the mail, here’s a few more things you may want to ruminate on. Blondes (Leghorns) and redheads (Rhode Island Reds) are the usual backyard […]

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A Puffy Peep Give Away

Welcome to “Chick Days” and my Puffy Peeps Give Away Drawing! I’m not discussing my girlfriends, people, I’m discussing the fluffy chicken nuggets that everyone is about to rush out and buy because spring is springing and, darn it all, they’re adorable. When I was little, my parents kept giant multi-level incubators from which hatched […]

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Living in an Ant Farm

Dear Ants, Uncle!! We live in an ant farm now. It’s escape proof. I can’t seem to get out of it. The ants are the dominant species and we are their playthings. They are the movers and the shakers of planet earth – one teensy grain of sand at a time – and if they […]

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