The End is Near (and we deserve it) . . . Luxury Chicken Hotel

Eugene Backyard Farmer in Eugene, Oregon will pamper your little cluckers.

Luxury Chicken Hotel Even Offers Turndown Service

I know what you’re thinking. . . . No. Plucking. Way.

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TV reviewer Tiffany A. White offers her suggestions. A Pick Per Night 2013

Catie Rhodes, author of Forever Road, gives us the basic scoop on Tarot Cards. It’s All in the Cards

Forever Road by Catie Rhodes

I don’t remember needing accessories for wine back in the day. Jess Witkins makes them cool. Guilty Pleasures: Wine Accessories

It’s not secret. I love men. Jenny Hansen helps me celebrate the box-lifting gender. M is for Man Facts ~ Here’s 13 Groovy Ones

Paige Kellerman, the 21st Century Erma Bombeck, brings us the day’s laughs. Are the Insects Dead Yet?

And this one’s for my fellow geeks. Harrison Ford has a fight with Chewbacca and storms out of Jimmy Kimmel.

Campaign Style Poll Daddy of the Week.

All the best to all of you for a week of being pampered.

Piper Bayard

31 comments on “The End is Near (and we deserve it) . . . Luxury Chicken Hotel

  1. EllieAnn says:

    Hey, if dogs get it don’t chickens deserve it as well? πŸ™‚

  2. Well, now you’ve done it!

    While watching your luxury hotel video, I had no idea my own chickens were spying on me through the office window. And because of YOU, everyone’s feathers are ruffled. The roosters keep crowing about how great it would be to have split-level suites, and organic feed. The hens are cackling over the fact that I don’t run out to the barn with a kitty-litter scoop to clean up their droppings ten times day. They plan to withhold egg production until I comply. Worst of all… even the chicks have turned against me. When I refused their demand for nightly mealworms, they started picketing back and forth in front of the house, yelling, “Cheap, cheap, CHEAP!”

    Truth is, you’ve left me knee-deep in bird droppings here. I sure hope you’re happy!

    Now, please excuse me. It’s time to sharpen my axe.

  3. Jess Witkins says:

    My brother’s family raise chickens and have a big coop in their backyard. Next time they go on a trip and kennel the dog, I’ll tell them where to take the chickens. I can just see Egglantine getting comfy. Yes, that’s one of their names. Grizzella may be harder to please.

    Thanks for the blog shout out! I could use a glass of wine after this post! Hahaha

  4. Catie Rhodes says:

    Thanks for the mention. I find tarot fascinating. Which is just one of my nerdy ways.

  5. LOL What a perfect Friday-read post. It’s a close race, that vote! πŸ˜‰

    Thanks so much for sharing my link, Piper. I’m honored, and so excited for Catie and her gorgeous-looking release! Wahoo! Have a great weekend.

  6. Spouse has family in Eugene. No surprise in the chicken hotel. I think it’s plucked up.

  7. tomwisk says:

    Though I believe in treating animal we’re going to eat ethically and making their lives as nice as possible, hotels are out of the question. As for the bit at the end, this country has to get off its collective ass and stop outsourcing jobs. You know what would stop this? A decent minimum wage for the people who are willing to do the jobs on the semi-skilled level. We were at one time too good to make low end products so we exported them to Japan and it moved to Taiwan then China. Don’t scream “Boycott” when you were too lazy to do the work yourself and someone you don’t like has the job now.

  8. So excited for Catie Rhodes! Squeeeeeee!

  9. Hey, that chicken hotel has more features than my house! πŸ™‚

  10. Tami Clayton says:

    OMG – my city is even weirder than I thought. Yes, that’s right. I live in Eugene, once known as Track Town USA and the site of the US Track and Field Olympic trials, now the proud home of the Luxury Chicken Hotel.

    I think I need to move.

  11. Catherine Johnson says:

    Too funny! Love the Harrison Ford clip. It must be a while since I’ve seen him, he’s looking old now.

    • Piper Bayard says:

      I know. I never feel my age so much as when I see the hot, young actors and singers from back in the day as grandparents. I’d still watch a documentary of him grocery shopping, though, but now because he’s a good actor.

  12. Julie Glover says:

    Crazy idea: How about we get those people who made the chicken hotel to construct accommodations for Congress while they hammer out how to get this economy moving? Maybe a little chicken-hotel concierge service would get them moving in the right direction.

    As for chicken themselves, I don’t care where they live as long as the rooster isn’t near me. I remember staying at an in-law’s farm and–good heavens!–the rooster crows awfully early.

    And a big congrats to Catie on her book. I’ve read it. It’s awesome.

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