Tag Archives: Farm Life

Honey, Where’s The Mop?

When you’re a writer, if you’re ever at a loss for words to write, go outside and do some farm work.  That’s my opinion at least.  Without fail, I see something gross, do something hilarious, see something beautiful, or hear … 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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Colorado Agritourism!

Agri-what? My parents went to Italy a few years ago and came back gifting bottles of exquisite olive oil lotion from an Agritourism farm they visited.  At the time, no one in my neck of the woods had heard of … Continue reading

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Can Middle Schoolers Make Cheese?

I had the distinct honor of being a guest presenter in the 8th grade Chemistry classes at Horizon Middle School last October.  The teachers, Mr. Lohr and Mr. Yerger, were in the midst of a 2 week “food science” unit and had … Continue reading

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Where Did The Goat Cheese Lady Go?

She went to Penrose, Colorado, a small, unincorporated town 45 minutes south of Colorado Springs, to a five acre piece of irrigated land with her husband, two boys, six goats and two dogs. She is me.  I am her.  I am The Goat Cheese … Continue reading

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SOLD.

Chapter 1 of my life as The Goat Cheese Lady has closed…with a happy, incredible ending.  Chapter 2 is now set to begin. Here are the details: As you know, we announced we were moving in August, but we officially … Continue reading

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Cold Weather Goats

When the temperatures dip into the single and negative digits, the goats get chilly.  Although they, and our chickens and rabbits, are tolerant of the cold (a few years ago, when it was -14, they all came through just fine), … Continue reading

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