Monthly Archives: October 2010

The Boss

I’m in charge.  No.  Of everything.  The Animal Whisperer had major wrist and hand surgery involving screws, bones and something the doctor likened to brick mortar 3 days ago.  He did everything possible to prepare the farm for his absence…i.e. until … Continue reading

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Milking Room

I find, as a wanna be photographer, that is difficult to take a picture of wind.  That is, unless, the trees are bent half way over, but still, how would the viewer really get a sense of the howling of … Continue reading

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Bread Making Class

My (city girl) sister is on maternity leave.  She has always wanted to make bread with her farm girl sister.  The other day, she had her chance.  Unfortunately for her and that frozen pink baby in the background, the Animal … Continue reading

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Today’s Cheese Graduates – Take 3!!

Marsha, has the dubious honor of being my Aunt.  She will be referred to as Aunt Marsha from now on.  That’s how all of my friends, family, neighbors and anyone else I come into contact with, know her. Aunt Marsha. She got the … Continue reading

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What Was Life Like Before Goats?

Well, let’s see.  We had less goat’s milk.  I mean, we had NO goat’s milk.  We had quickly rotting and well-traveled $1.89 a gallon grocery store milk.  I slept in on weekends, we didn’t have a milking curfew.  I planted the … Continue reading

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Today’s Cheese Graduates – Take 2!!

Let the squirting begin!!! My mom.  Patty.  A full paying customer she is proud to say.  No mom’s gettin’ off free around here.  But, she did get the family 25% discount.  She didn’t accept it.  She paid full price.  Thanks, … Continue reading

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3 Lives Left

  We got her as a kitten.  7 weeks old.  My oldest son picked her.  The runt of the barn kitty litter.  Free. And, she used up 6 of her nine lives in her first 24 hours at our house.  Sorry, … Continue reading

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