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Things We Take for Granted: Not Just Chit Chat on Hill Listservs

November 16th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Capitol Hill

First there were chickens, and now there are opossums. Canine-related disagreements will always rise to the occasion if a little passion and defensiveness is called for. Triscuits and Melba toast might one day give crackers a run for their money. The listservs of Capitol Hill thrive, in all their messy, mean, thoughtful, boisterous, inane and […]

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Clucking on the New HillEast Listserve

January 15th, 2010 · 8 Comments · New Hill East

When did you last listen in on a conversation so odd that it was kind of like watching a train wreck? If you’re on the New HillEast listserv, it’s been since January 3rd, and you’ve learned more about chickens than you ever cared to know. Recently covered in the Washington Post, Caryn Ernst opened the […]

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Lost Capitol Hill: Chicken Coops

September 7th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Capitol Hill

There has been a lot of interest in the trend  of keeping backyard chickens of late, with numerous articles on the subject appearing in papers around the country — and even here on the Hill. There are also websites and a trade  magazine devoted to the subject. For many people, it is a reminder of an earlier […]

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Lost Capitol Hill: Chicken Coops

September 7th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Capitol Hill

There has been a lot of interest in the trend  of keeping backyard chickens of late, with numerous articles on the subject appearing in papers around the country — and even here on the Hill. There are also websites and a trade  magazine devoted to the subject. For many people, it is a reminder of an earlier […]

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