Picture Sunday: Egg-Laying Wool-Milk-Sow

For picture Sunday, a German expression: eierlegende Wollmilchsau. It’s one of those wonderful compound German words translated, according to Wiktionary, as “egg-laying wool-milk-sow.” Wiktionary goes on to explain that the expression implies, “a single tool that attempts to handle the work of many.” Thanks to John Zapf for the German lesson....

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Video Sundays: Doberman Outsmarted by Chicken

Via Doug Harvey, a video that brings back memories. Except that our late Doberman was deathly afraid of chickens, for some reason. Addition from Mrs. Homestead: I wouldn’t characterize our dog as having been deathly afraid of chickens. Rather, I’d say he let the chickens push him around–very much like this video.  Once I found him trapped, unable to get to the house because the mean chickens were blocking his path, so I had t...

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