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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

More Dumb Things I Do

I seem to never have a shortage of stories about dumb things I do or that happen to me. One of the great things about farm life is there’s no one around to see the dumb or embarrassing things that … Continue reading

Vacay from the Farm: The Kentucky Derby

For a variety of reasons, I rarely leave the farm. Every once in a while I get the opportunity to get away and earlier this month, courtesy of some very generous friends, I was able to experience one of my … Continue reading

The Gutter Fairy

I’m finally recovering from being ill for almost a week. If you’ve read my blog before you know how badly it sucks being sick and solo on a farm. The chores don’t do themselves, so fever or no, I still … Continue reading

Adios, 2017!

Happy New Year! 2017 marked my fifth year on the farm. It was a year of incredible highs and lows. It kicked me out of my reclusiveness and brought the world to my doorstep. It gave me amazing opportunities and introduced me to wonderfully authentic … Continue reading

Me vs. The Hawk

I never know what will happen in any given day but there’s rarely a dull moment here. A few days ago while I was doing the PM feeding and putting the animals to bed I realized one of my turkey … Continue reading

The Little Poult that Could

After so many devastating losses here lately I’m happy to finally have something positive to talk about. In one of my previous posts about flea market animals I wrote about buying two turkey poults (baby turkeys).  Unfortunately, I made a … Continue reading

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

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

Parents of the Year Goes to…

Last year I bought five Sebastopol goslings and hand raised them myself. It was a spectacular experience. Out of all the babies I’ve had on my farm geese are my favorite to raise myself. The goslings bonded to me within … Continue reading