Month: June 2015

Century Ride!

After months of preparation, the day of my first century ride finally arrived!  I felt confident I could finish, but was still nervous about how uncomfortable I might get and the mental strength it would take to keep going despite…

Chicken Straitjacket

Doing vet care on chickens that don’t like to be held is a real challenge.  Most of our hens didn’t get handled much before they came to live with us, so this has been an ongoing challenge whenever they need…

Splitting a Hive

This time of year it’s common to hear reports of people seeing huge globs of bees attached to a tree branch or something else in their yard.  This happens when a hive gets crowded and they split.  They are able…

Century Ride Training NEWS!

It’s been at least a couple of months since I’ve posted a training update, so I wanted to let you know that, YES, I am still riding.  🙂  I’m riding outdoors now instead of on the indoor stationary bike (thank…