Category Archives: General

Unbearable Losses

It seems like just last week Rupert was killed. His death completely changed the energy of my farm and I’m far from over his loss. I haven’t been able to keep up with my blog. It’s hard to write when … Continue reading

All Natural Dry Shampoo

It’s been awhile since I last posted. A lot has happened and I’ve been down but In light of having so many friends who have been affected by hurricanes I thought it would be a good time to post for those … Continue reading

Animals and the 2017 Solar Eclipse

The eclipse just passed over us. I didn’t invest in the glasses so I had no plans to ‘watch’ it per se. About 15 minutes prior I noticed the light outside dimmed, almost like a hazy dusk and yet it … Continue reading

Flea Markets & Animals

I love outdoor markets, flea markets, farmers markets – anyplace where locals trade or sell their wares. It’s like a treasure hunt every time. This weekend I went to the Ripley First Monday Trade Days flea market. That’s a mouthful so most … Continue reading

Mean Animals – Bria the Bitch

When I daydreamed about my future farm life I kept spreadsheets and documents outlining, in detail, exactly what animals and vegetables I wanted and why. I read about particular breeds of chickens who had “lap chicken” personalities. They were known … Continue reading

Animals Warnings

Yesterday the weather was amazing. It felt like early fall. Low humidity and a constant cooling breeze makes for a bunch of happy animals. I was able to open the doors and windows and turn my overworked air conditioner off. Considering it … Continue reading

My Farm and Life Will Never Be the Same

How do I write a tribute to an animal like Rupert? How do I do justice to such an incredible soul who touched so many people’s lives? As I write through my heartache I’m afraid I’ll miss something important about … Continue reading

Product Review: Dansha Farms Goat Milker

Let me start by saying I was not paid for this review.  I do not know anyone at the company or have advertising on my site. For years I’ve tried various inexpensive goat milkers. Spending thousands on bulky, heavy milk machines hasn’t … Continue reading

Having a Harmonious Farm

Farm visitors often comment on how well all my animals get along, even though I have a variety of species who free range and interact together daily. Much like people, animals have personalities that can vary wildly. Some are naturally aggressive very early … Continue reading

Sometimes You Have to Get Off the Farm

I live a fairly isolated life and I’ve had the tendency to be reclusive since moving to my property. There are several reasons for this but sometimes I need a break. When an opportunity arises that makes it worthwhile to leave … Continue reading