Category Archives: Kidding

Splat, Part 2.

We decided we should just let him go, and for a minute I agreed. But then my heart took over. I couldn’t do it.  Knowing mama was right there with her udder full, nursing her other two boys, I just couldn’t … Continue reading

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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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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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What to do After You Move.

We moved into our new digs three weeks ago.  It is due to that fact that I can now speak as an expert on a few things to do after you move.  OK, maybe not exactly an expert, but I’ll share … Continue reading

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Hello Fall! – uncut

I look out at the leaves changing color on the trees, and give thanks that fall is here and winter is coming.  It’s the beginning of the farm’s down time.  I used to resist the first freeze of the fall, hating to see the … Continue reading

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We’re The Nearing The End Of The Milk

It’s about that time of year again, although about a month ahead of schedule, that the does stop producing milk until they kid again in the spring.  I’m anticipating that we’ll have jars of the white liquid in our refrigerator … Continue reading

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The Broncos and Breeding – uncut

September brings two things, Broncos season and Breeding season.  For either form of entertainment, you can sit on the sidelines and watch.  Both are rather action packed. Around the time Broncos season kicks up, Lucy, Canela, Snowflake and MaryAnn are … Continue reading

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