Here is the egg produced by Ameraucana chickens.

Pretty lightly blue or green or even pinkish brown eggs. I do love these chickens.


Sharpening Tools, Part 5

A few odd points to clear up some common misunderstanding on tools and sharpness.

The first point is, that unless you are changing the actual angle of the blade to make it a lower degree angle, you are more specifically making the blade keen.

Making a blade keen does not make a weaker blade. […]

Sharpening Tools, Part 4


We are not perfect in our methods.

An ideal edge might be perfectly keen. Sadly we will rock a bit as we sharpen. at the very end we tend to rock just a smidgeon, and cause a fine dub.

Now we have a bit of an issue.

When we rock it back […]

Chickens, dogs and people can get along, mostly.

This is Chewfa, named oddly after an almond tasting root called chufa, that is the original source for the delicious drink horchata.

Critter can get along fine!

It is not like this is a particularly good dog either.

This girl loves her chickens.

And her puppy.

I love it when animals […]

The Ascent of Chicken

I am trying to explore styles of art. So far, I have drawn a cartoon.

You can click on it for a larger view. Skip and I have been discussing art for quite a while, these discussions have really drawn my attention to the importance of expression. I think our tools have quite a […]