Dee Dee, a needle felted chicken effigy

Needle Felting a Chicken: The Dee Dee Effigy

When I was student teaching, preparing to become an art teacher, my lead teacher was showing me her abundance of crazy art supplies. She was haphazardly pulling out boxes and bags, excitedly peering into each one and imagining what her students could do with the contents. She climbed on top…

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dominique chicken

Chicken Breed Characteristics and How ours are Freaks of Nature

Much like dogs, different chicken breeds have very different personalities and specific characteristics.  For most of the chickens on the planet, these characteristics are accurate.  For our flock, they’re ridiculously inaccurate.  To a point of being comical. Let me explain.  I’m going to go through the breeds we have on…

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