I didn't make a new year resolution last year but my goal was to exercise almost every day and I was able to stick to it and I'm very happy with the progress. It becomes a new lifestyle and hopes to carry this over to next year. I'm taking it one year at a time.… Continue reading Year In Review 2018
It has been a challenge trying to find time to blog on a regular basis, I do admire those that can post on a regular basis. It will take a lot more commitment on my part. We had our first snow almost 2 weeks ago, snow came a bit early this year on December 8th… Continue reading Our First Snow in North Carolina
Even though the chicken/ducks cage is secured but we still fear that the raccoon will try to find a way to go inside. I set a trap last week with marshmallows and cat food but since he had live ducks to feast he didn't even touch the bait. The last 2 nights he ate the marshmallows… Continue reading Raccoon Captured!
I woke up Friday morning to find 2 more killed, one young chick was in a small cage and the raccoon was able to kill it but not get to it to eat, then he killed another duck to eat. At this point I was hopeless, I looked at all the area that I secured… Continue reading Safe Zone
Not very often that I get to feed Bo's chickens and ducks, I had to take care of them several weeks back. He feeds them twice a day, morning and afternoon so it was a busy weekend for me. The last time I feed them was during the winter when he had to go out of town… Continue reading Beware of the Rooster
Perhaps it might be 6 more weeks of winter up North, but certainly not in North Carolina. Regardless of the groundhog's forecasting being right or wrong, it's still very interesting to watch and I'm rooting for early Spring. It's a lot warmer during the day here but still very cold at night. I guess the winter… Continue reading Certainly Early Spring Here
The last time we visited the zoo Bo talked about raising exotic birds, and having it fenced with bird netting to keep the wild animals out. Obviously we couldn't do it at our old house and at that time I thought it would be great living in the country and having a little petting zoo of our own.… Continue reading Backyard Chickens and Ducks Run