Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Wednesday, January 28, 2009


I am so excited for so many of my friends who are finding ways to do something close to homesteading in town. Many of them recently found a way to keep chickens inside city limits, and others have decided to have me do the work for them, yet "own" the birds themselves. The benefits of JUST keeping birds are great-they keep down bugs, they put a smile on your face, they can teach responsibility to kids, as well as the ups and downs of agrarian life, plus the obvious benefits of fresh eggs (for which there is NO NO NO equivalent), knowing where your food comes from and fresh meat. In this circumstance, it seems that even more comraderie will be built as well, as ideas on care, breed, coops and more is traded. I look forward to being any help that I can be. I love my birds.I hope that my buds enjoy theirs just as much!


  1. I'm soo excited too! I am looking forward to ordering new birds in a couple of weeks, and building a new coop outside and letting the birds roam the yard.


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