Getting older has brought many unwanted physical changes , and a new fascination with politics and economics. But growing up is not all bad. I’m having fun with my sudden interests in gardening, home improvement, and chicken raising.
We have raised many chickens in the 19 years since we moved out to the boonies . In the past my kids did almost all of the chicken chores : feeding , watering , collecting eggs, cleaning up.
But now that they have mostly moved out and all have jobs, I have become the chicken lady. I’m surprised at how much I enjoy my new job . It gives me structure and a routine and a sense of accomplishment as I care for them and collect eggs. You could say they are like my new children.
Do you have chickens ? Has getting older brought changes in your routine?