RIP Shadow

A very sad start to the New Year. We noticed Shadow was gone the evening of the 28th. He had been here that day, but that evening, when I shut the hens up for the night, and brought in some firewood, he was absent. It was not unusual for him to take off, but he…

Cold Days, Endings, and New Beginnings

Here we are! A new year! What a concept time is. Winter has made its presence known the last couple of weeks. We were coated in an icy glaze for days; though the days seemed like weeks. We finally thawed out Christmas day. It was crazy hearing the ice fall from trees and the creaking…