Our 2013 buds “broke” open about April 4 this year. We have bud break with our petite sirah vines much later than growers of other varietals. Buds on chardonnay vines can arrive and open weeks before ours even begin to … Continue reading


Prince has a very bad day

As I drove into the driveway the other day, I noticed that Prince, one of our young roosters, was sporting a little feather on his head. Something didn’t look right. Poor guy had been on the losing end of a … Continue reading


Chick News

I went into the chicken coop yesterday afternoon and heard this little guy (above) peeping. He’s been living in the “nursery” with his Mom since he hatched at the beginning of February. But I was hearing LOTS of peeps, so … Continue reading

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