Backyard Chickens and Gardening – Part Two

how to grow mushrooms

If you just got here, don’t forget to read part one – backyard chickens – revisited. As I mentioned, I re-purposed wood from an old deck into raised bed gardens for gardening in our chicken run and then decided to purchase chickens.  Gardening and chickens do not go together, but…

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Backyard Chickens and Gardens – Part One

yellow sex link chicken

Backyard Chickens Again Life has a funny way of changing or “circling back”….. When I was growing up, gardening was a normal part of life.  My father had a huge garden sitting in the middle of an acre in the suburbs of Baltimore County.   I remember spending hours picking…

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Midday Macro Photography – Gardening

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I hope everyone had a wonderful Fourth of July holiday – we had so much going on with our son turning 21!  Hard to believe…. I’m buried again under emails, messages, editing, and delivering some products.  When my tasks bottleneck like this, I find the best thing I can do…

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Fall Colors – Just because you can, doesn’t mean you should.

There is so much beauty in this world that I’m always amazed when we overload our photographs or artwork with unnecessary items – all the overlays, props, textures, etc.  While sometimes these things can enhance an image, oftentimes they are overdone because we get carried away.  Have you ever made…

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An unexpected hurdle – horses

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In Yesterday’s Post, I wrote about my life changing yet again and discussed the morning routine with the horses.  This is kind of a continuation.  It’s really a great thing that my work situation changed.  I needed to get a hold of the balance of work and life and an unexpected…

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Life Changes Again

Around two years ago, after over 10 years of being a full-time photographer, I announced I was heading back into “corporate America” as an accountant and then later on, a controller. Photography became secondary and part-time.   I left my position, and this past month, I moved photography back to the…

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Weekend Jumpers Show – Featherdown – Sparks, Maryland

Erynn is now in the Interscholastic Equestrian Association, riding for Greenway at Featherdown in Sparks, Maryland.  She will not be riding her own horses in these shows.  Instead, she will be “drawing from a hat” so to speak and getting random horses that she has never ridden and will be…

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