brown eggs

Brown Eggs

January 28, 2012 · 6 comments

Sometimes I wonder if homegrown (home-laid?) eggs are like snowflakes, no two the same.   These eggs are from red sex-linked or black sex-linked hens crossed with a black copper marans rooster. They’re probably the prettiest chicken eggs I’ve ever seen. We just moved our laying chickens out of the¬†patch of timber bamboo that was […]


My mom’s family lives in the Bay Area and other parts of California, so for the last 20 years, we’ve had a Thanksgiving tradition of meeting approximately halfway between San Francisco and my hometown of Philomath, Oregon and renting a house in Northern California for the long weekend. When Henry started coming along with me […]