Category: Miller Farm Friday

Bees and Bluebonnets

A Blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara Being true Texans, Beekeeper Brian and I have bluebonnets in our yard.  These came from seeds handed out at the funeral of Brian’s step mother.  Each year the patch gets larger.  It …

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Duck Containment

A Blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara In our quest to reduce the number of chickens we have, we sold the Welsummer flock (one rooster and four hens) to some friends who are starting over with chickens after building …

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Another Travel Buddy

A Blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara Bill went to San Antonio last week and brought me back a round, plush frog.  My first thought, naturally, was a song “Frog in The Middle.” I considered using it in my …

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Travel Buddies

A Blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara My husband and I both drive Honda Fits. Mine is white, his is yellow.  It was not an intentional thing.  We just like Honda Fits. Rachel and Brian both commute an hour …

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Farewell Kaboodle and Custard

A Blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara Although we call it Miller Farm, we actually live in the middle of town on 1/3 acre lot one block off a major street.  The pie shape of our backyard has allowed …

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Crazy Weather

A blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara The weather in Texas has always been a little unpredictable. I’ve learned to carefully watch the forecast and then step outside to see what is actually happening. Lately it has been warm …

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Ducks Take Two

A Blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara We used to have ducks. We got them when they were ducklings and they all turned out to be male.  This was not good for our farm so they went to live …

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A Three Shirt Day

A Blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara Wednesday was a three-shirt day. It started out fine.  I made it through five classes and lunch with a clean shirt. Then I decided a cold drink from Starbucks sounded great so …

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A Dog and His Raccoon

A Blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara Tucker (first of our six dachshunds) loves toys, especially if they squeak. He has been known to pull the squeaker out of a toy in 5 minutes flat. Rachel made it her …

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Hope for the Future

A Blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara We interrupt the Chicken Wrangler news for a report from my other persona – the music teacher. I began a new position in August after the private school where I’d taught for …

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