Category Archives: Farm & Garden

Newest Addition

Our cow had her first calf today (a little bull) and our oldest caught it on video…

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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

“Hey, Jon!” Dr. East, our vet, entered the room. “You have a dog for me to look at?” “Yes, sir.. Should be here any minute.” For weeks, Rina had been searching for a dog to guard our flock and had … 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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