free range chickens http://hppr.org en How'd an Egg get in the Water Pan? http://hppr.org/post/howd-egg-get-water-pan <p></p><p></p><p>We’ve raised chickens most of our marriage, so that’s thirty years of learning to understand feathered, cackling females. I can confirm this species is messy, noisy, piggish, and sometimes mean –which explains the term henpecked. They’re also dense and run like gawky, miniature Tyrannosaurs. Despite their character flaws, I love my girls. However, one of them has confused me.</p> Sat, 27 Jul 2013 05:01:02 +0000 Karen Madorin 19368 at http://hppr.org How'd an Egg get in the Water Pan? Blitzkrieg on the Banks of Big Creek http://hppr.org/post/blitzkrieg-banks-big-creek <p>The London Blitz involved nine months of German bomber-induced devastation that drove people who lived there into a state of constant awareness regarding the location of the nearest bomb shelter. While the banks of Big Creek won’t echo with the drone of mechanical motors and sound of carpet bombs exploding one right after another, one locale faces a dive bombing hawk intent on scoring a fresh chicken dinner. Sat, 20 Jul 2013 05:01:02 +0000 Karen Madorin 19040 at http://hppr.org Blitzkrieg on the Banks of Big Creek