Category Archives: Berkshire Pigs

Photo Friday ~ August 7, 2015

Friends, I hope you kick this week to the curb and enjoy your weekend!  

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Photo Friday ~ July 24, 2015

Here’s a sample of life around the 5 acres this week:   Happy weekend, friends!!!

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We never know what is possible if we don’t try.

The rains have passed and now the sun + moisture + humidity make it feel like a sauna.  I have never understood why people pay good money to sit in a sauna.  If you grow up on a farm, there … Continue reading

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Here’s to distractions!

It’s that time of year when I can walk out the door, planning to do the chores and find myself distracted by a multitude of tasks.  Everything is turning green!  We are still so very wet.  Soppy, squishy, soaked.  We … Continue reading

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March is going out like a … kid

I can admit that I do not love every single aspect of chores. I get really tired of mud and puddles. Although I can appreciate the beauty of winter, bitter cold wind that stings and chaps, makes me long for a warm, … Continue reading

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Miracle of miracles

I didn’t have my camera outside with me very much last week; but I did catch an unusual and pretty sunrise. Saturday was a day for pig-work.  The kind of pig-work that made me dread heading out the door.  First, … Continue reading

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Photo Friday – March 13, 2015

 

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Photo Friday – March 6, 2015

For today friends, I hope you get satis-traction!

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Pigs and Illinois weather update

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Since my last post, we’ve had more snow: Plus fog and freezing rain.  Notice how the icicles hanging from my front porch frame the top of the picture.  The little mounds in the snow were last year’s pumpkin hills. Then, … Continue reading

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Piglets were born 2/25/15

After getting snow, snow and some more snow, it is nice to have something that feels like spring. The pastels of yesterday’s sunrise were a beauty to behold. Farm babies feel like spring. Being born is hard work.  These babies … Continue reading

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