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A January Saturday

Some days the clouds in your thoughts seem to lift. Other days, it seems the best activity is to find a nice blankie, hide your face, and take a nap. Then, you’ll feel like eating, of course, upon awaking.  At … Continue reading

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Photo Friday – May 22, 2015

First thing out of bed, even before coffee (!!), still in pjs, I checked on Abigail.  Nope, no calf yet.  Then, I went for coffee …. only to discover that last night I forgot to put the lid on the … 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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How long do chores take?

That is a common question I get asked.  My first thought is always, ‘It depends if anyone pooped in their water trough.’ I try to do extra chores on Wednesday mornings because I have a standing date on Wednesday evenings … 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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Photo Friday – March 13, 2015

 

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Preparing to kid. Not joking.

It’s time to be thinking about kidding.  Goat-kidding.  Birthing. Jethro, the buck, came to visit November 3 thru February 1.  Gertie was in heat November 3.  If she conceived then, she is due around the first of April.  Goats’ gestation … Continue reading

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