Category Archives: Farm Life

Remember Chester?

Remember Chester?  Our Thanksgiving Turkey?  Well, he had a stay of execution.  Mostly because he wasn’t from the grocery store and a certain upper echelon patriarchal family member requested a turkey injected with butter and wrapped in cellophane be prepared for … Continue reading

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Spring, 2016 Class Schedule!

Milk a goat, play with baby goats, make cheese and eat brunch, a whole farm experience! We are located 45 minutes south of Colorado Springs in Penrose, Colorado.  It’s a beautiful drive! To Schedule a Class, Call 719-651-9819 Gift Certificates available … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Dinner, Anyone?

Meet Chester. But don’t get too attached.  He will be going to Thanksgiving Camp next week. We’ve raised our own meat before, but never in the form of a turkey.  Or 3 to be more specific.  There’s a first for everything, … Continue reading

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Milking in the (cold) wind

Before I went out to milk tonight, in the dark with gale force winds that sounded like they were kicking up a tornado of sorts, I warned my boys that if I wasn’t back inside within 30 minutes to start … Continue reading

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Prednisone

Last March, (when I count it out on my fingers, it makes 8 months ago), I was diagnosed, for the 7th time in my life, with Minimal Change Disease.  Minimal Change Disesase is a non-life threatening kidney disease that recurs … Continue reading

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Goats For Sale!

Six of this year’s precious bucklings-turned-wethers (castrated goat) spent the summer at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo!  Did you see them?  They were in My Big Back Yard, an exhibit with chickens, goats, bees, an occasional come-and-pet-me-I’m-a-tarantula! and a gigantic leaky … Continue reading

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Celebrating Gluten, Eggs and Health!

Around this time last year, I embarked on a health changing, energy lifting, life altering diet and supplement routine to combat the extreme fatigue that was robbing me of one month per year. I had figured out that for at … Continue reading

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