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Project Chickens before the Eggs – Lesson 225 – You can lead a chick to a manger …

See this little clay chicken?

Picasso's clay chicken

One of my kids made it a few years ago when they were into that modeling clay stage. This was before we had chickens (hence the somewhat abstract quality you see in the shape.)

Guess where it’s going next year.

See this other chicken? Continue reading

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Project Chickens before the Eggs – Lesson 224 – No chickens in the manger

You know how when you buy a car you suddenly see that brand of car all over the place? Hmm – I hadn’t realized how many were on the road. You become sensitized, a veritable car brand advocate as you search around finding others of the same spirit.

In much the same way, not only do you notice when its there, but when you have something you start noticing when it is not included in various events. When you get a concert program you quickly scan for your child’s name, when you enter a recipe you scan that it got included, when you submit an article you check that it got published.

When something is not included there is a sense of wrongness. Someone out there does not validate your choices. Continue reading

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