Tag Archives: muck

How To Break In New Cowboy Boots

When we lived in the city, I considered myself an urban farm girl.  I milked goats, made cheese, gardened, canned, pulled goat kids out of their mamas, gave shots to goats that needed them, slaughtered chickens, autopsied rabbits.  But I … Continue reading

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Poop Bags.

There is an odd phenomenon occurring daily on a trail near you. After you indulge me for the next 5 minutes, it will leap out at you from below a bush, tucked under a rock or even perched atop a fencepost.  The poop … Continue reading

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Ditch Dirt

Literally. No, by “ditch”, I don’t mean give up on dirt and begin planting your gardens in aluminum foil or Styrofoam or something else ridiculous. I do mean Dirt from the Ditch. Here’s what I’m referring to:  If you’ve ever … Continue reading

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Mucking The Barn

There are times that I think I’m just a glorified farm girl.  That my main job on our farm, milking the goats, is just a Hollywood version of the real thing.  I talk myself down saying that real farmers work … Continue reading

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