Category Archives: Farm & Garden

Getting Close

Asterion and I had one of the best rides we’ve ever had today and I thought this would be a good time to post an update on my “Move Closer, Stay Longer” experiment. If you recall (you can read the … Continue reading

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Tabernacles, 2016

  My youngest daughter wakes me. “Nurse?” she asks. I roll over lazily and pull her close.   I hear Jon outside the door and call for him, he comes and takes my hand. We talk softly for a while before … Continue reading

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Love covers a multitude of weeds

Recently, I had an exchange with someone who suggested (by means of loving, constructive criticism, I hope) that I remove the blog post about our messy house and the photo of our cow standing in a weedy field, as it … Continue reading

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The last rescue dog

As some of you know, Jon and I ran an animal rescue out of our home for many years. Of all the fantastic ideas I’ve ever had during our years of marriage, that was probably by far the least fantastic. … Continue reading

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Two out a three ‘aint bad

Jon’s brother and sister-in-law recently blessed us with an amazing, wonderful gift: As much of a blessing as this has been to our entire family, I was especially thankful because this sweet chariot is MINE.  ALLLLL mine (it’s even registered … Continue reading

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Quick Takes – 7-30-2016

1 There are so many amazing things to share that have happened since I last wrote here, it’s hard to know where to start!  Kidding/calving season is almost over and with the exception of one loss, everyone has arrived safe … Continue reading

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Rescuing Cherry: Sudoku’s birth, 2016

Every year, I’m reminded again of why it’s so important to be here when our goats give birth.  This year, we lost a doe from our goat Mini Pearl because we didn’t get to her in time.  When a similar … Continue reading

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