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Mixed Signals

March 1, 2017 I saw my nemesis twice today. The first time was by the fence which separates the yard from the east pasture. The chickens had sounded their ground-based threat alarm, which sounds suspiciously like their “I just laid … Continue reading

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Chasing Spurtle

It’s not in my nature to be mean, or tough, or even assertive. It’s part of why I left teaching. I just tired of telling kids what to do. It’s why my dogs have no manners and don’t listen when … Continue reading

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The Golden Spurtle

I learned this morning from reading a package of oatmeal that there is a porridge contest in Scotland. The winner of this contest wins “The Golden Spurtle.” I liked that and thought immediately to name an animal Spurtle. As it … Continue reading

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