Sunday, July 31, 2011

First Potatoes From the Vegetable Garden

Yukon Gold Potatoes
Our Yukon Gold Potatoes from the vegetable garden. This is our first attempt at growing potatoes and we're pleased with the result!

I made mashed potatoes from this batch and they were yummy!

Friday, July 29, 2011

Chicken Bone Chain Reaction

A man who initiated a four-car pileup by tossing a chicken bone across a busy thoroughfare in England was conditionally discharged. While standing on the sidewalk, Andre Varciana tossed the remnant of a KFC snack pack at his pals who waited on the road divider, prompting an unmarked Criminal Investigation Department police car to slam on the brakes. Other cars followed suit, causing a chain reaction of fenderbenders and minor injuries. One vehicle wound up on its roof.

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Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Yellow Pepper in the Garden

Yellow Pepper
Yellow pepper growing nicely in the garden! Not sure how much longer until it can be harvested but hubs is keeping a close eye on the vegetables.

Monday, July 25, 2011

Bear breaks into car for chicken nuggets

Leroy Griego couldn't make the story any better even if he wanted to.
"A bear destroyed my car looking for Chicken McNuggets," he said. "I'm shocked."

When he parked his car in front of The Palace Hotel on Broadway -- after returning from a four-day excursion in the wilderness -- he didn't expect the reaction from passers-by.

"What happened?" asked one onlooker.

Griego told the person he thought his car had been vandalized when he first saw it.

"It looked like hooliganism at its finest," he joked.

But once he pointed to scratch marks and pulled out some brown hair from the passenger seat, the group of about five people that had gathered figured out what happened.

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Monday, July 11, 2011

More space for hens

The Humane Society of the United States and the United Egg Producers are joining forces to ask Congress for new federal standards for all commercial egg producers.

The proposed legislation would require that the tiny hen cages now used be phased out and replaced with cages that give each hen almost double the space they generally have now.

Sunday, July 03, 2011

Bears Like Chicken

A black bear that had been making unwanted visits to chicken coops in a California neighborhood had to be killed as it was attempting to break into another coop. You cant really blame the bear as we all like chicken.