The permit!

"Wow! You really thought of every little detail." — Cool counter lady at the Ferndale City Hall permit counter. With that comment, I knew getting approved for the chicken coop permit was a done deal. And thank goodness. With all the planning and worrying, my nerves were shot! I'm glad to report that the counter …

Coop design

We're just unpacking from a weekend trip to Kalamazoo to see our friends Eric and Char. We had a wonderful time, eating, and hiking ... and talking all things chicken. The great news is that Eric agreed to help us build our coop. After looking at a photo of one that Matt and I like, …