My darling friend Tausha lives about 2 miles away from me and has 3 chickens in her backyard (read about their soft bums here). I am so envious I could spit. I love that her little girl can go to the backyard in the morning and get a super fresh egg for breakfast from her very own chicken. She gave me some tips tonight and I thought AK would love it and be so on board since he was raised on some major farms. Okay I love Kenneth on 30 Rock (he was born in Macon, GA by the way). So Andy won't let me have chickens in the backyard. I mean it's been a total of 20 minutes since I first heard about Tausha's chickens and the 5 since I asked him for them, so I have some time to process and convince right? We have the perfect spot in the backyard. And it goes right along with 'Animal, Vegetable, Miracle' by Barbara Kingslover (which is cool people) and of course self-reliance (which honestly I hadn't thought of, but that's why Tausha the hens). Tausha recommended the book 'Chickens in Your Backyard' to begin. Can you imagine how much fun the kids would have with chickens? I am pretty psyched. This is the Place, hee hee, that the chickens came from (you get 8 or so chickens, and once they get bigger and you know which ones are the hens and roosters, you give back the roosters). Grammy Mary Sue can attest that 12 Bantams that end up being all Roosters is not that cool!).
What do you think y'all?