From the Founder

A Sad Farewell

A Sad Farewell

Dear BCH Family – It is with such mixed emotions that I write you today with very big news. While I’ve been largely absent from the support side of things for over a year now, I’ve never stopped working on BCH at large: This company has been […]

Big Changes Afoot!

Big Changes Afoot!

Hello, Black Chicken Host Family! Holy cow, folks – we’ve been working on some supercool things behind the scenes, and we’ve been gradually rolling them out over the past two months. Now that we’ve gotten everything running smoothly, I’m ready to tell everyone what we’ve […]

Why We’re Recommending G Suite

Why We’re Recommending G Suite

The Truth About Web Hosts and Email I’ll get right to the point: Hosting email is the bane of the web host’s existence. Providing email services on a server that is also hosting web pages introduces a lot of complexities into server administration, and, as […]

Change in Our Terms of Service

Change in Our Terms of Service

The nature of technology is growth and change – what’s super-hot and super-fast one minute is obsolete and out-of-date the next. It’s a perpetual learning curve for people who want to stay on the latest and greatest hardware or software platforms, and a constant source […]

CloudFlare: What It is, What It is Not.

CloudFlare: What It is, What It is Not.

Black Chicken Host has partnered with CloudFlare CDN to bring you better load times and increased security at no cost to you. What CloudFlare is: CloudFlare is a simple and free Content Delivery Network which places your website’s content closer to your readers all around the […]

Another Reason to Eat Locally-Sourced Foods

Another Reason to Eat Locally-Sourced Foods

Linked below is quite a disturbing report covering how massive quinoa production has decimated portions of South America. We sometimes have quinoa in our house (I’m one of those who loves their little curls and flavor,) but not often. It won’t be difficult for us to […]

Internet Confessional & A New Love

Internet Confessional & A New Love

Dear Internet – I know it’s been awhile since I’ve written; sorry about that. Life gets so busy from time to time, and I hope you’ll forgive me. There’s this addiction I wrestle with: Peanut Butter. Specifically, sweetened peanut butter. Give me a jar of Peter […]

Homestead Host Will Soon Be Black Chicken Host

Homestead Host Will Soon Be Black Chicken Host

Black Chicken Host is now almost one full year into operation! We have grown and added servers, services, and customers, and it’s been a lot of fun and hard work. Recently, it has become necessary to change our business name and domain, however, due to […]

Scrumptious, Warming, Filling, Nutritious – Pumpkin Pie Porridge

Today at The Unlikely Homestead, it is about 40 degrees with a strong wind out of the North. It’s cloudy, thanks to the edges of Hurricane Sandy’s might, and most of the stunning autumn leaves have fallen from the trees, leaving the countryside bare and […]

Finding Meaningfulness in Work

Last week, I spoke with the lovely and talented Chaya of Pantry Paratus over Skype. While she was ostensibly interviewing me for a Pantry Paratus Radio podcast, it was more like a nice conversation with a good friend. We talked about everything from raw milk to […]