Category Archives: Popular

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

Helping a Hatchling – a Story, Not a How-To

I have Sebastopol geese I raised myself. I anxiously awaited while my goose, Poppy, patiently sat on a nest with ten large eggs under her. She got off the nest periodically (usually once every couple of days) to eat, take a bath and stretch her legs … Continue reading

What’s Next with the Farm

After the recent publicity I’ve been asked what’s next for me in regards to my personal life and little farm. For the past several years the thought of leaving my property gave me an immediate panic attack. I couldn’t imagine not … Continue reading

The Cosmo Whirlwind

It’s been several days since Cosmopolitan released the their #WhyIQuit Escapes feature. If you’re unfamiliar with me you can read my site and blogs but, in a nutshell, I’ve been fairly reclusive for over four years now – meaning, it’s … Continue reading

#WhyIQuit

I’m writing this on the eve of the day the article about me goes live on Cosmopolitan.com. My arm is tired from milking Gemma Jane. Milking her is a one-armed workout and it usually takes a couple of weeks to get back into … Continue reading

Links I Love – Great & Not-So-Great Farmy Companies

There are many farm related sites with advice, products or services I love, and some I don’t recommend for a variety of reasons. I haven’t been paid or compensated for these recommendations. These are sites, products and services I’ve found … Continue reading