Monthly Archives: October 2010


No matter what you believe in:  God, A Higher Power, Science, The Universe, Everything Happens For A Reason, or Nothing. It is incredible, a miracle, that everything in the Chilean Mine happened the way that it did. Rocks could have crushed … Continue reading

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I Made All Of This.  I.  Made all of this.  I made.  All of this.  I made all.  Of this.   I Made All Of This. No, I didn’t grow the wheat or the sugar cane.  But I made all the … Continue reading

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  Yes.  You.  Will.  Be.  Dinner.  Tonight. That’s what you get for attacking my little boy. – The Goat Cheese Lady

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We had some options at the precious farm in Black Forest:   Can you figure out which one we picked? The character in the rear was adorable, but we aren’t in the miniature horse market…unfortunately. The character in the front … Continue reading

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 I slept in a little, but not enough to miss this: And this: And this: The only unfortunate thing is, these pictures don’t show how flamingly orange the rocks really were.  In my future, there’s a new camera. – The Goat … Continue reading

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City Girl At The Vet

Today was the first time I got goat pee all over my arm.  The Animal Whisperer is finishing the deck.  He is working feverishly with his brother but he has to stop to take the goats to the vet to … Continue reading

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Today’s Graduates of the Cheese Making Class!

 After the get-to-know-you-cup-of-coffee, here’s how class starts: We throw the novices straight at the hardest-to-milk-goat.  Rachel was brave.  She was not afraid.  She attacked the challenge head-on.  She took the bull by the horns.  Or, I guess, the goat by the … Continue reading

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