It started as a bucket list item. I asked my husband what adventures he still wanted to have. After some thought, he said: “Find a little house with some land in a place where we can retire and keep chickens.” Not being one to wait for retirement for the things that I consider important to our own sense of balance, that night I went online to investigate and discovered that the city was running a backyard chickens pilot project. In the words of our son, “This [was] something we really [had] to do.” So we registered for the pilot and got some birds. That was back more than a year ago. Yesterday, we have received official notification that the city’s Back…..