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Breaking a Broody Chicken

Until this year, I have never had an issue with a broody chicken. I have one new Olive Egger that has gone broody twice this summer. She is driving me crazy. Wait, I better back up for some people. A … Continue reading

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Chicken Coop and Run–Winterized

This is my first Winter with chickens. As previously discussed, they can be expensive when it comes to setting up, but they are a wonderful hobby for me. Here is what I learned from the chicken raisers in Colorado: Make … Continue reading

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So You Want to be a Backyard Chicken Rancher

Yes, when people ask me what I do, I say that I am a rancher. I used to say I am a carpenter, because I don’t like to try to explain to everyone what I really do for a living. … Continue reading

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Corporations and Taxes

As per our fearless leader, Barrack Obama, many corporations don’t pay their share of taxes. I guess he doesn’t understand all of the taxes paid, and also created by the economic activity of their presence in the US. It is … Continue reading

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Jim Garthwaite’s 1911 Class

Last week, I spent some vacation time and enjoyed a week in Watsontown, PA. Several months ago, I scheduled a class with Jim Garthwaite to learn how to build a 1911. The class was fantastic. I learned a few important … Continue reading

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Aria Hotel and Casino–Las Vegas

I just got back from a week in Las Vegas, and stayed at the Aria. I thought it might be nice to share my opinion with the world, not that any of you really care, but I will share anyway. … Continue reading

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A Bed, a Shower, and Waffles with Strawberries on Top

It has been a long time since I told this story, and today just seemed like a good day to share it with everyone. Many years ago, back when the Earth was flat, and so was my stomach, I had … Continue reading

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