Category Archives: Popular

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

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


I’m writing this on the eve of the day the article about me goes live on 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

When Cosmo Comes Calling

This past August I received an email from an editor with I thought it was a joke. After researching her info and discovering it was legit I responded and we set a time to talk on the phone. Since … Continue reading

Assisting Goat Births is No Kidding Around

I switched it up this year and exposed the girls to their bucks this summer hoping for Thanksgiving babies. Both Maybelle and Gemma Jane had their kids the week before. Now there are two bouncing baby boys running around the … Continue reading

Unexpected Visitors & a Panty Predicament

It’s the end of October and it’s been way too warm here, in the mid 80’s daily and yet every morning it’s chilly enough to wear sweatpants during morning feeding only to finish my chores breaking a sweat. Last week … Continue reading