Author:

Bill Radford

Country Life columnist and production editor

Bill Radford and his wife live in eastern El Paso County with a menagerie that includes a horse, mule, goats, rabbits and chickens.

A trio of ducks at the Falcon Animal Swap. Photo by Bill Radford, The Gazette
The chicken yard at the Five Acres and Faith farm includes a kids' piano that the chickens play by pecking at it. Photo by Bill Radford, The Gazette
Irises - and weeds - flourish after spring rains. Photo by Bill Radford, The Gazette
Espresso X at U.S. 24 and Meridian Road in Falcon. Photo by Bill Radford, The Gazette
The harvest festival weekend at High Altitude Rhubarb - Organic Farm and Nursery draws a crowd each spring. Photo courtesy of Dennis Duncan
Molly the mule is believed to be completely blind, but she still gets around fine. Bill Radford, The Gazette
Sgt. Ray Gerhart of the El Paso County Sheriff's Office works to get a loose cow off the road and behind a fence. Bill Radford, The Gazette
Marcy Matthews is "the Chick Chick of Colorado Springs." Bill Radford, The Gazette
Ralph Mills maneuvers swinging bars and ropes during a bootcamp on Saturday, April 2, 2016. Personal trainer Pam Rushing, whose front yard is filled with obstacles, holds a bootcamp every Saturday for obstacle course race training. Photo by Stacie Scott, The Gazette.