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The Worst Thing Today

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Divia
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Location: Always Cloudy, Central New York

Postby Divia » Sat September 11th, 2010, 2:09 am

Yesterday: Dog attacked the chickens. Stray dog I believe. A lot are wounded, some badly. Dunno how many will live.

Today: Smoeone broke into my car and stole my ipod.

Spiffy.
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Madeleine
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Currently reading: Christmas Lights by Karen Swan & The Christmas Card Crime and other stories
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Postby Madeleine » Sat September 11th, 2010, 10:42 am

that's horrible about the chickens, I hope some of them at least are OK.
Currently reading "Christmas Lights" by Karen Swan & "The Christmas Card Crime and Other Stories"

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Miss Moppet
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Location: North London
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Postby Miss Moppet » Sat September 11th, 2010, 10:59 am

"Divia" wrote:Yesterday: Dog attacked the chickens. Stray dog I believe. A lot are wounded, some badly. Dunno how many will live.

Today: Smoeone broke into my car and stole my ipod.

Spiffy.


:( :mad: Sorry to hear this Divia. I have never heard of a dog attacking chickens before, usually it's foxes over here. Theft from cars is sadly all too common though. A friend of mine had her satnav stolen from her car.

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Divia
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Location: Always Cloudy, Central New York

Postby Divia » Sat September 11th, 2010, 3:12 pm

"Madeleine" wrote:that's horrible about the chickens, I hope some of them at least are OK.


Thanks. Yeah some are OK. I'm keeping a close eye on them.
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LoveHistory
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Location: Wisconsin, USA
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Postby LoveHistory » Sat September 11th, 2010, 11:00 pm

I hope the chickens make it. Sorry about your iPod.

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fljustice
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Location: Brooklyn, NY
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Postby fljustice » Sat September 11th, 2010, 11:44 pm

Sorry about the chickens. My sister has lost a lot of chickens to raccoons, of all things! Also about the iPod. I've had all kinds of stuff stolen from my car. When my car was stolen several years ago, I gave up! It's bike or subway for me.
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annis
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Postby annis » Sun September 12th, 2010, 1:00 am

Sorry about your chickens, Divia. We have lost chickens over the years, usually to stoats which create a bloody havoc horrible to sort out and involving having to kill the ones that are just gruesomely injured. Only once had a dog attack- the neighbours' lovely friendly little terrier who brought me one of our chickens he'd just killed, looking very pleased with himself :(

Sounds like you had one of those days!

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rockygirl
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Location: Upstate New York

Postby rockygirl » Sun September 12th, 2010, 1:03 am

Sorry to hear about the chickens. How are they doing?

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Vanessa
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Currently reading: A Rising Man by Abir Mukherjee & The Blue by Nancy Bilyeau (Pigeonhole)
Interest in HF: The first historical novel I read was Katherine by Anya Seton and this sparked off my interest in this genre.
Favorite HF book: Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell!
Preferred HF: Any
Location: North Yorkshire, UK

Postby Vanessa » Sun September 12th, 2010, 10:39 am

That's awful news about your chickens, Divia. Hope they have recovered. We used to keep chickens but don't any more due to the upset it caused when the foxes got them.
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Michy
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Location: California

Postby Michy » Fri September 17th, 2010, 2:16 pm

Got a call last night that one of my cousins was killed in a car wreck yesterday. He was only 50 or 51. We are a fairly large tribe of cousins, and he is the first of my generation in my family to pass away, so I'm having kind of a hard time processing it.


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