Category Archives: About Hen Waller.

Posts that relate to the history of this journal and the place it describes.

Don't Forget the Chickens!

As Patrick commenced his own super-hero changing routine, I went out to load up my bike for our ride downtown to the late drop-off location. Continue reading

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Not sure where to begin

We’ve moved to Portland and are getting settled in our new home. Nearly every day I come across something that I think would be worth writing about on the Hen Waller. There’s so much to experience as a new resident, … Continue reading

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The big tree next to our house

Here is a photo of the Japanese maple next to our new digs in Portland. I hear it is the largest of its kind in the city.

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The Movable Hen Waller

There’s a reason we haven’t posted in aeons, and won’t be posting much over the next few weeks. Yes, that’s right, Hen Waller is moving! Holly and I are packing up the chicken tractor (and, um, a bunch of other … Continue reading

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Hen Waller Timeline

Aug 2000 We move to 386 49th St, Oakland, California, from Seattle via San Francisco. We set up house with a rotating cast of housemates and varying approaches to shared housing . . . with mixed success. We moved here … Continue reading

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Hello from Hen Waller

Welcome to Letter from Hen Waller, our urban homesteading journal and recipe repository. This weblog will record our triumphs and trials as neophyte urban homesteaders, and will also include purty pictures of our garden in summer, favorite recipes, music we … Continue reading

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