Isn't this a pretty sunrise? I took this photo this week - more snow again! I think spring will never come. I am heading off this evening for a couple weeks in the Maritime Provinces - hopefully we will have a bit better weather there. I'll be back in a couple weeks with lots of photos and stories to share from Embroidery Association of Canada's National Seminar. I have signed up for three classes and am VERY excited about them! See you when I get back - take care!
Chickens have got to be frugal, right? They love to forage around the yard looking for things to eat and, in fact, only eat half as much feed as when they are penned up in the winter. I love watching them out there too, interacting in their little social ways. When they are outside foraging the egg yolks get a lovely bring colour and are so much more appealing than pale store eggs. Unfortunately, we heard from the neighbour last weekend that something got in and killed most of their chickens. Not too sure what it was although I thought it sounded like a weasel since it didn't take the birds, just killed them and left them. Of course, that could easily be a loose dog too. The only thing we have caught sight of is a fox hanging around but I am inclined to disbelieve she is to blame since I think she would have taken the birds with her and wouldn't have killed so many at once. In the meantime, my chooks have had their freedom curtailed until we determine if it is saf