Category Archives: Farm Life

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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It Takes A Village!

In two days, Saturday, July 18, my 9-year-old niece, Lily, will be climbing 3000 stairs at Denver Bronco stadium to raise money to cure Cystic Fibrosis. You may remember we have two dear friends who are now in their early … Continue reading

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My, What Nice Forearms You Have.

A few nights ago, in a dream, a man was hitting on me.  Granted, I’m happily married, but that had no relevance when it was a particular body part that most attracted him.  You know how when you have a … Continue reading

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Babies and Milk and Cheese Everywhere!

Spring on the farm is the beginning of life after the rest and revitalization that is winter.  In March, we bought a dozen new baby chicks to become our new egg laying flock and 12 goat kids were born…8 bucklings, 4 doelings, all healthy … Continue reading

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Now That’s Cooking With Gas

For all of the cooking years of my life, I have cooked on an electric stove and have become accustomed to both the curly cue and the flat top ranges. In my years of teaching cheesemaking however, any of my … Continue reading

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How Wheelbarrows Give Birth

The Animal Whisperer witnessed (and titled) this event: In the womb. Wow!  From this angle, she hardly looks pregnant! I do believe her water broke and she’s definitely dropped a little.  Better head to the hospital. The baby started coming … Continue reading

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