Monthly Archives: October 2014

Photo Friday – Halloween Edition

 I hope you have a delightful Halloween!

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Carrots!

On a whim, last winter I ordered carrot seeds that came on a strip of paper.  Carrot seeds are teeny, weeny, tiny and these came already stuck to a strip of biodegradable paper.  Just plant the strip and you’re done. … Continue reading

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“Office” Views

Whenever my “office” view overlooks babies, it is a good day. The piglets are weaned.  They are eating their feed and have figured out the automatic waterer.  At this age, they are still darned cute. Pumpkin Pie is nearing her … Continue reading

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Photo Friday

 Disclaimer: The rest of today’s Photo Friday has a Too-Cute factor rating of 100%. If you are inclined to adoption of subject(s), please note that I can not be held responsible for your actions. Side effects include, but are not limited … Continue reading

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4-Wheeler Vacation

Yesterday afternoon, after way too many days of rain, mist, clouds and gloom, the sun came out!  I did my little happy-dance and trotted outside.  Danced and trotted as well as I could in my rubber chore boots.  After some … Continue reading

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Definitely not retired

People often ask how I like retirement.  Although I haven’t exactly been put out to pasture.  I laugh.  I say, “The pay is lousy; but the benefits are great.” In reality, I feel I work really hard to make something … Continue reading

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Three little words.

Three little words made my day today. I’ll explain: I had lots planned for today.  Outside. The weather had its own plans.  It’s raining again. Yesterday I couldn’t get enough done outside fast enough.  The day zoomed by in a … Continue reading

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OH BABY!

Make that, OH BABIES: Bernice, the sow, is doing a great job taking care of her piglets. The kittens are not so lucky.  They were abandoned. They are …. adorable. Yesterday, I husked and bundled ornamental corn while the kittens … Continue reading

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Photo Friday

For today, Photo Friday friends, I hope you smile!  

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Hogs and Strength

They say what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.  Hogs.  My strength is coming from hogs. Loading black pigs in a trailer, in the dark before dawn, and one went on a little run in the dark, in the rain, … Continue reading

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