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Life on the Farm

Here’s light in your eye and mud on the dog and other such important stuff. Did you know that contrary to popular belief and scientific data, that light turns?! It does. I’ll prove it. We spend a lot of time … Continue reading

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Life on the Farm

Today our attention was drawn to a cow pie. As I took Ruby’s (eight month old calf) halter off and she contentedly stood in her feed pan, Mary Lynn commented “that’s a pretty cow pie”. How can a cow pie … Continue reading

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Life on the Farm

I just got in from my last walk around and to close up the chickens. It’s beautiful out with the moon in a thin crescent in the west, Jupiter overhead with one moon visible through binoculars, and Saturn to the … Continue reading

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Glimpses of Spring

    Spring has sprung for sure in the garden.  Mustard, collards, spinach and kale have really had a growth spurt this last week.  We got a late start with the fall planting so most of the greens were still … Continue reading

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Farm Beginnings

We’ve been here on the farm full time for a year now.  We started with our first order of chicks last February and another in March.  They spent the summer on pasture and then the roosters were butchered and the … Continue reading

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