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Popular Expressions Explained- Episode One

Did you know‚Ķthat chickens do in fact come home to roost? They do. I’ve seen it. With my own eyes. Truly. So, I guess the lesson there is not to go around leaving your chickens in the company of people … Continue reading

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The Learning continues…

So, if you decide to breed pigs…well, be prepared for some surprises. First, pigs grow quite large. Large enough to kill you, if they should ever wish to. The trick is to make sure they never really want to kill … Continue reading

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A little-known fact…

As everyone knows, (or doesn’t, as I suspect is the case) ducks just love climbing on top of compost heaps and having a look around. Or just ‘heaps’ in general. If this is something with which you are already acquainted, … Continue reading

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Geckos are funny.

Here we go again. Spring has sprung and a new year here at the Mutton Monologues begins (hopefully!). All apologies to the hundreds(!) of loyal readers for a year missed and opportunities squandered, but life does have a way of … Continue reading

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Birth Announcement

Okay, while perhaps premature, and perhaps even in violation of the age-old adage that one should never count one’s chicks before they’re a few days old – or am I confusing something here? – I would like to announce the … Continue reading

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Ladies and Gentle-fowl

It is a point of popular opinion that chickens are rather dumb creatures, and while I may or may not agree with that assessment – kinda depending on the day – it is a fact that a good cockerel is … Continue reading

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It just got worse!

Today, it’s freezing rain! My lord. I understand snow. And rain. But freezing rain? I don’t get it. How can anyone reconcile a benevolent God with freezing rain? It just doesn’t make sense.

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A Winter Wonderland.

It snowed today. It’s the middle of April for god’s sake!! Ontario stinks.

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The Great Bread Conspiracy; and the impending Robot Wars

So, on this the inaugural 2013 installation of the Monologues, I thought I would discuss and hopefully bring deserved attention to a great scandal that has so far escaped¬† the popular acclaim that other notable conspiracies such as the JFK … Continue reading

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In the Battle of the Sexes, Ladies 1 Males 0!

So, on a whim, for a lark it seems, Greg decided he’d like to get all roosters for our last batch of meat birds. On the surface, and to the un-initiated like us, not a crazy decision. I mean, the … Continue reading

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