Canadian Backwood’s Butchers

When I asked this burly, backwood’s family of butchers if they would like a cup of tea, I was greeted with a roar of laughter as they toasted me with their morning coffee laced with whiskey. Our poultry live happy, free-range lives until B Day This tale of the chickens’ demise started out innocently enough.…… Continue reading Canadian Backwood’s Butchers

Not a Fairytale: The Sly Fox

  Remember those fables you were told as a child about the sly fox and the dumb chicken or goose? Well they are based on fact, hard cold facts. No word better describes our intelligent, resident fox. Red consistently fooled our dumb guard dog by laying his foxy scent in pointless circles. He knew that Shadow, our…… Continue reading Not a Fairytale: The Sly Fox


Daily Prompt:  clichés Clichés become clichés for a reason. Tell us about the last time a bird in the hand was worth two in the bush for you. Anyone who raises birds, especially chickens can answer this question quite easily. The quick comeback would be  The last time this cliché was True? Why today and everyday I have anything…… Continue reading Cliché

Locked In The Chicken Coop

The mother is the heart of the family, especially a stay-at-home-mother with a crew of kids, who also helps with a hobby farm. So tell me, why was I not missed after spending three hours locked in the chicken coop? This is a funny story in hindsight. However,  I was slightly upset  because the experience battered …… Continue reading Locked In The Chicken Coop