Chicken Hugger

My son has become very friendly with our backyard chickens. They allow him to hang out with them while they forage, he pets their backs and they don’t mind at … Continue Reading →

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BOOK REVIEW: “Raising Freethinkers: A Practical Guide for Parenting Beyond Belief” -Dale McGowan

Dale McGowan, author of Parenting Beyond Belief, has produced yet another valuable parenting resource for those raising children without religious indoctrination.  Raising Freethinkers takes the bull by the horns and … Continue Reading →


Chicken FAIL

Our chickens show their personalities without reservation, which makes watching them do their chicken “thing” amusing.  They rule the backyard, chasing away cats and other birds with a dino-like velociraptor strut.  If you bring … Continue Reading →


Merry Solstice!

It’s December 21st: the shortest day of the year, and the real reason for the season that is upon us.  We wish you peace, happiness and compassion for others.  May … Continue Reading →



Dance, Monkey Dance

Putting us in our place, and our humanism in perspective… Continue Reading →

Sh*t Crunchy Mommas Say

This pretty much sums up my mothering days for the last year… I nearly bust a gut laughing when the Veggie Chips scene comes by…

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Priests Fight with Brooms in Bethlehem church on Christmas

And this was caught on video?  Sweet… for anyone who says that religion brings peace and joy to the world, this is one nail in the coffin for that concept. … Continue Reading →