The Hawk-Mo Hotwire

Micro Entrepreneurism, Simple Living & Art

Chicken Stories: This is Why We Call Her Snap-On

From the mouth of Hank West: I’m on the back porch going to get a tool out of the toolbox and there’s an egg on the workbench. I thought that … Continue reading

October 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Let’s Call June the Month of Monumental Achievment

We are kicking some serious ass this month at Hawk-Mo. I don’t quite know where to start, so I’ll start with the biggest dealio: Two weeks ago mom and I … Continue reading

June 20, 2013 · 4 Comments

Baby Chicks! Baby Ducks! Fish! Green Grass! Oh My!

We thought this place was gorgeous even in the brown of Winter, but now I think even an unbiased person might find some beauty around here. The green and blooms … Continue reading

April 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

An Ode to Mamacita

Mamacita was one hell of a chicken. I spose you gotta be to get an ode. Though are chickens were unbanded as babies and therefore mostly¬†indistinguishable¬†from one another I have … Continue reading

March 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

February: A Month of Projects

I’m pretty sure this happened in January, but was never adequately celebrated. We reorganized the kitchen. Or more correctly, mom reorganized the kitchen and I, at times, provided a second … Continue reading

March 5, 2013 · 5 Comments

This is What Happens When You Have Too Many Eggs

  Houston, we have a problem Not that kind of problem, an egg problem. Seriously. Finally. After two years of proud mama chicken raisin, we have 16 hens, two roos … Continue reading

October 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

Finally We Have an EGG Problem

The roos have been gone for quite some time now, and the ladies have been consistently laying an average of 10 eggs a day for probably close to 2 weeks! … Continue reading

October 23, 2012 · 2 Comments

Things I Never Thought I’d Do

You know how you have things on your bucket list? Well now I’m going to talk about an item on my UNbucket list. This is the list of things that … Continue reading

August 16, 2012 · 2 Comments

The World Needs to Know

Meet the Broody B*tch: Now I know that you’re probably thinking that’s not very nice. But trust me when I say, she’s earned it. This chicken has probably laid all … Continue reading

June 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

Chicken Math

For over two months we’ve had chickens in 3 separate locations. Now, you might be thinking this is not that big of deal, lots of people with lots of chickens … Continue reading

May 18, 2012 · 1 Comment

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