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heidi, RIP, RIF, and now RIL

Heidi’s carcass went into the garbage can first thing Monday morning.  For some reason I felt stranger and sadder about doing that than eating her soup.  Well, her soup?  her in the soup?  You know what I mean. Although it’s … Continue reading

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big chicken

In case you were wondering, we did not die from eating Heidi soup last night.  In fact, it–she–was quite good.  I was, however, thinking a lot more about my dinner than usual.  Hard not to when you look at your … Continue reading

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tonight’s dinner

One of our extra freezer doors got left open for something like 36 hours.  Heidi the hen (RIP) was still frozen (RIF), but the vegies definitely defrosted.  The boo-boo turned into an opportunity to wipe down the freezer and take … Continue reading

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heidi, RIP, RIF

Heidi the chicken died about 5 o’clock yesterday afternoon.  It was completely unexpected. We were busy most of the day with errands and house-related stuff.  I didn’t go out to the coop until 4 in the afternoon.  I found it … Continue reading

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heidi cacciatore?

Heidi has been a pill lately.  She’s picking on Pippi–pecking at her neck feathers and pulling them out.  Pippi just whines and cowers. Heidi is now the biggest chicken of the group–by far.  She is a Big Girl, much bigger … Continue reading

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tomorrow’s breakfast

We saved yesterday’s two eggs and gathered two more this morning.  That means tomorrow’s breakfast will be the first all-our-chickens’-eggs omelette (WordPress spell check is helpfully telling me I spelled “omelette” wrong, but I’m going with the French spelling). Here … Continue reading

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