The chicks arrival and the time since they got here has been a bit hectic. My daughter went from excited protector to a distracted child. It happens. Then she shifted again to mother hen and now back to distracted caretaker. Seems like progress to me.
So, we've got chickens coming. (Well, now they're here, but I'm writing this a bit late.) The biggest job when you're waiting on your chicks is to prepare for them. There are a number of things to be aware of before you start trying to piece together everything, so let's go over what I've learned.
It was a late afternoon on a steamy May day. First things first, I don't handle the heat well and early summer was firmly rooted in place. My daughter and I were stuck in traffic. The endless road work stalled us at least an hour every day after school. That's the moment my daughter spoke up. "I want chickens."
Camp NaNoWriMo is an off shoot of the popular NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month). Both events challenge writers, both new and seasoned, to write so many words. The typical word count goal is 50k, but during CampNaNoWriMo writers can change that goal. I've tried to take the challenge at least once a year since I discovered this awesome community.
Everyone dreams of staying home and earning an income with little to no work. Well, maybe not everyone, but lots of people do. Some of us realize that making money isn't easy. It's always going to take work to build a livable income. Whether it's researching trends, building a back line of traffic or staying up into the wee hours following up on leads and sales, it takes work and dedication.
Blogs are so far out of fashion people are starting to forget what they are, but they're still there, and they're still going strong. The average blog has evolved along the way. They've moved from being straight line journals into personal websites. Some have turned into Vlogs; video blogs. Even social media "influencers" are running a type of blog with their pictures, and short shout outs.