This Week on the Homestead. 01/19/20 – 01/25/20

This week I happened to go to a really nice Ace Hardware in Tucson. It felt a lot like an old fashioned hardware store. When I walked inside, I could hear the chirping of baby chicks. I spent quite a bit of time looking at them and admiring them. Seeing them really got me wanting to get my coop up and running.

baby chicks
These are some of the chicks I saw this week.

I had already started to draw out my plan for the coop last week. I finished up my ideas so I could start to buy the wood. I bought enough pieces on Friday to show the outline of the coop area.

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This Week on the Homestead. 12/22/2019 – 12/28/2019

This has been quite the busy week. In addition to Christmas, our two youngest children had birthdays this week. That makes for a lot of cake, cookies and presents.

We had a few storms come through this week. According to our rain gauge we had around .9 inches of rain this week. We even had some lighter rain which is good because it doesn’t all run off down our road.

The prior owners had a bird feeder and a platform for a quail block. This week I finally put food there to see if we could attract any birds.

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This Week on the Homestead. 12/01/2019 – 12/07/2019

This week has been really busy due to work and church meetings. Our oldest son has started playing the flute in the church orchestra at our new church. This is a good thing, but can be a bit time consuming.

I was able to get some really nice sunrise pictures one day.

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