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They Call Me “Poor Buttercup”

Our first group of chicks were growing up, two springs ago, and gradually earning names. There were eleven girls, and at one point inspiration waned so I began giving those pullets names of squash and spices. Sadly, Cayenne and Curry and Pumpkin have succumbed to predation, but Buttercup is still with us. She was never akin to "Poor Buttercup" from Gilbert and Sullivan’s ...

Carol Tornetta | Feb 6, 2017

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