From the January 2013 magazine.

January 2013: Dear Grapevine

As he carried a little chick to me, I noticed the name on his shirt. I told him I'd been in AA.

Farm friends

My husband and I like to attend our county fair every August. A couple of years ago we were at the animal barns, when I spotted a sign that read: “Pet a Baby Chicken.” As a child on the farm, I used to love the baby chickens, so I asked the young tattooed attendant if he would show me one.

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