Meet Duckie. He’s the son of my Ancona, Tommy (RIP). I’m Momma Duck to him. He imprinted on me after hatching. He’s the first duck egg that hatched and survived from the incubator. Hatching waterfowl in this dry climate is a lot harder than hatching chickens. His mom died, and IRead More…

Coffee. Tea. Each of them have a whole slew of terminology. You’ve heard some of the words, but what do they really mean? Here is an ABC list of some of that need-to-know jargon. Aroma  is the fragrance of brewed coffee.  The smell of coffee grounds before being brewed isRead More…

The House Wise / Deer Tales blog is going through a major overhaul.  Changing from Blogger to WordPress is quite time consuming.  We’re in the process of making the blog more aesthetically pleasing, while maintaining optimum usefulness to our readers. WordPress streamlines this unlike Blogger. The blog is coming alongRead More…

We’re makin’ the switch….. If you’ve noticed that we’ve been quiet, it’s because we’re switching over to WordPress. Well that, and I’ve had a cold which kicked my butt.  What does a new site mean?  It means a new url.  But it’s worth it. It also means more streamlines contentRead More…

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