Talking Turkey

The past two years since Rupert (my beloved turkey) was killed, I had somewhat of an underlying depression. There’s been little new life here…until this spring. My turkey hens weren’t hatching their eggs and my sole male, Ira, wasn’t taking … Continue reading

Spring on the Farm

I love when spring comes early. This year we had a nice long spring season that started in January with daffodils pushing up all over the place. Now, that it’s late May the trees and other plants have progressed from … Continue reading

When Life Changes

For many years now my life has been mostly slow, sometimes painfully so. While I treasure the peace and quiet of my little farm and the companionship of my animals and a few close souls, life had decided to speed … Continue reading

Goodbye 2018

2018 seemed to fly by! It was mostly a great year and I’m pretty happy about writing my first book – or at least the first draft of it.  I’ve been a total slacker about writing on my blog the … Continue reading

Early fall on the farm

I haven’t posted since August so I thought I should check in. The kudzu and grape vines, as well as some of the trees are starting to get that dusty, peppered look as they prepare to lose their leaves again. … Continue reading

Shocking Events

Two weeks ago, life delivered a shocking blow.  Recently I signed with a publisher to write my memoir. In order to have more time to write I let the goats go to another farm. The other farm couldn’t be more … Continue reading

Vacation Eggs

Last week I was away from the farm for a few days. Every time I’m away the chickens take full advantage of their farm sitters by hiding their eggs all over the place. Sometimes they get surprisingly creative. The first … Continue reading

Big News!

Remember my devastatingly embarrassing calls recently? My animals did everything they could to be noticed during my interviews…from having crow-offs to making fart noises and even trying to eat my notes. You can read about it here. Well, apparently the … Continue reading

Animals Can Be Jerks

Yesterday I had a full day of calls that were very important to me. Of course, cell service inside my house dropped to zero bars so I had to take my calls outside. Prior to the calls I was directed … Continue reading

Baby with a Destiny

Last week an old friend of mine from Tampa contacted me about a baby goat he was going to buy. He’s never had farm animals and wanted guidance. Since I love to give my opinion I was fully prepared to … Continue reading