You all know how I feel about this goat. She is special! She is very, very much a part of our family!Well, thankfully she is still with us, but there was a brief time right before the storms that I was afraid we might lose her and I really didn't want to say anything about it, … [Read more...] about In Which I Talk of Mamie
Springtime is great, but Springtime is amazing on a farm... even if it is a small one like ours. Everything is alive. Everything is sprouting. And it seems there are babies everywhere.On Easter Sunday we found a surprise.Our best setter... Mama Hen had hatched off 6 babes. We … [Read more...] about Here Chicky Chicky
Every year we garden, our children help out some. We want them to learn to work, wait and then be rewarded.I am constantly reminded of our "I want it NOW" generation. We can have almost ANYTHING as soon as we want it. Even if we don't have the money for it... just whip out the … [Read more...] about Learning to wait
Spring is full of surprises on a farm. Big farms, little farms... no matter. Springtime is full of life!While visiting with the cows yesterday, we got one of those surprises.See that?Those belong to Ruby, who has never calved before!Here is a picture of herShe is our only … [Read more...] about Do you see what I see?
Happy, Happy Spring! It is absolutely beautiful around here with all the blooming flowers, trees and green grass growing. Warmer weather proves to mean busy, busy around the homestead. The animals are lively and the chickens are laying beautifully. The children are … [Read more...] about Happy Spring!