Tuesday, March 9, 2010
Goodbye city life, Green Acres we are here....
We are finally moved in, so we spent the past weekend nesting in the yard... We started demolition of the falling apart horse stall, chopped up lots of overgrown and dead trees and shrubs...so much so that we had a burn pile going for 2 full days. John went to pick up a long ago abandoned piece of wood siding to throw it in the pile and found this little nest of moles hiding under it. I threatened to kill them, but I know they only eat bugs, so I was able to spare them and they are So cute! I also found a fat little toad and started thinking about Thumbelina...I've had the story stuck in my head ever since...was the Field Mouse pimping her out to Mr Mole?? I say yes. Ewwwww.
Today I ordered 30 chickens from Mc Murray Hatcherynow I have chicken fever...I couldn't find the more rare varieties that I wanted, so I ordered fertile eggs for them. Now I have to rush to get an incubator, as they'll be here in a couple of days and, I think, I will be up to about 50 chickens. Oh, and 2 Sebastopol Goose eggs.... I may have lost control...a tiny bit... maybe...anyone want to buy chickens???
Oh, and I also requested 2 feral cats from these people, to keep the gopher population down.