Time to meet the ladies, and some sad stories….
Before I get to the introductions, and it’ll happen over 2 days. I wanted to give you an idea of life after baseball.
Some things will never change.
In pretty much the exact manner in which I prepared to pitch, I entered into this. I read, researched, read some more, made phone calls, talked to a poultry vet, read some more.
I wanted to be as prepared and informed as possible, and I am. I am also learning tons as I go thanks to the amazing ladies and the advice and info they’ve given me.
I’ll start off by showing some ‘baby photos’, some of which will be painful. I lost 7 of the girls to a pet dog who, while I wanted to kill her, I knew she was trying to ‘play’ with them. I lost all of my young polish, a gorgeous blue cochin as well, and one of my bantam frenchies (Mille fleur d’uccle). Pronounced Millee-de-Flur dew clay.
It was a very hard lesson to learn, and it happened again to 2 others not long after.
As of today I think the pen is borderline Ft Knox, to get into or out of.
I’ll introduce you to the Schilling pets as well, and there’s a neat little surprise at the end.