Tag Archives: milk

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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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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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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My new friend, The Chemist.

After many suggestions from numerous students, I finally contacted the chemistry departments at a couple of local Universities.  Despite mentally outlawing any degree that required I take chemistry in college 21 years ago, I have become a kitchen scientist. A dangerous … Continue reading

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We’re Moving!

It’s not official yet, but we’re working on it.  It’s kind of shocking, I know.  I’m kind of shocked myself.  Not totally shocked though because last year around this time, we got the bug to move.  We just didn’t.  Last … Continue reading

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What Would You Do?

If someone said you couldn’t eat gluten, eggs, black beans, red beans, green beans, vanilla, almonds, mushrooms, pineapple, beef or kale, OR drink cow’s milk or beer, what would YOU do? Really.  Think about that for a second. Gluten (i.e. … Continue reading

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