Category Archives: Seven Quick Takes

Quick Takes – June 2017

1. Kidding season has started and once again I’m thankful to have my own personal goat midwife to help in times of trouble, because I’m just awful at the job.  Every time these goats are in labor, I fall to … Continue reading

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Critters in the Country … Quick Takes, 5-11-2016

(1) This morning, a pregnant brown recluse crawled under my bed. This afternoon, went to work the bees and saw two huge huge snakes directly in our path. Received multiple bee stings (only two actually got through my clothing, thankfully,) … Continue reading

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Quick Takes, 11/26/2015

Between starting my new job, working on a broken computer and photography clients waiting very, very patiently for me to hurry up already and get their pictures done, I’ve felt like I’m barely treading water over the past few weeks … Continue reading

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Seven Quick takes – October 28, 2015

Things I’m thankful for, this week… (1) Kids who understand what I’m talking about… “Oh!  Bundle!  Is the thing done?  The thing… you know, the whats-it-called thing?” (2) A brother who was willing to get up a 6:00 in the … Continue reading

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Seven Quick Takes: October 17, 2015

I am so very thankful for…. (1) Husbands who do the parent-y things that I don’t like to do:  I was enjoying a leisurely Sabbath, taking part in my favorite activity (sitting in an empty house, reading a good book) … Continue reading

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Seven Quick Takes: Oct 3, 2015

Fall is upon us, and we have so much to be thankful for… (1) Pears on the trees: (2) A new chicken tractor that friends drove all the way from Indiana to gift to us. (3) A new goat on … Continue reading

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Aug 21, 2015: Seven Quick Takes

  (1) Gwenny left yesterday to spend a couple of months on a friend’s property with her cows and, more importantly, a jersey bull.  Is it totally weird that I miss her, and that I’ve already texted my friend to … Continue reading

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