Category Archives: Kate

The Baby Goats Are Here!!!

Where to begin… If you’ve followed this blog much, you know we bought two female goats in the fall of 2011, under the pretext of their being pregnant. After they escaped, spent a long time wandering through our woods, and … Continue reading

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Toddler talk

I know some of our friends on Facebook may have seen this, but I figured we’d post it on the blog too. This is a very interesting conversation we had with our two-year-old over dinner recently! Enjoy…

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A few more BIG FAT questions

This one will be briefer than the last, but I thought I’d address a few of the comments, contentions, and conversations that have been produced by my previous blog. First, let me say I/we welcome all comments and discussion, as … Continue reading

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Saylor Jack’s birthday!

Today is a special day for our Bubby Boy. He’s two! We are so grateful for our wonderful family who loves our sweet boy so much, and our dear friends who have played an important role in his life. Here’s … Continue reading

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Growing fodder for the homestead

Feed cost is the biggest ongoing expense for a farmer. So any time he/she can reduce feed costs, even by a little, he/she will do so, if he/she is smart. I’ve been researching ways to cut our feed costs, and … Continue reading

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Baby Chicks!

New life has emerged on the farm! Yesterday, our hens’ hard work (and surely sore bottoms) finally paid off, and we are happy to report that the chicks are hatching! If I remember correctly, we placed at least six eggs … Continue reading

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Farm Friends

This is our Bubby and one of his very best friends…The Ozarkian.

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How Spring Seems

The forest has greenified, the chickens are munching on multifarious insects, the cow and goats are grazing in increasingly verdant pastures, and all manner of plants and trees have begun to display their wild and dazzling arrays of colors, patterns, … Continue reading

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Fragments – A Tribute

Many, to one, to many – and so it goes. Fragments – an empty wall, gaps in furnishings. Bills less confusing (more expensive), under only one name. Ownership – no more need to share. No longer compelled to “let it … Continue reading

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Happy Half Birthday Bubby!

Let’s venture back through the past 6 months… Here’s me, Saylor, a ONE-month-old! TWO-months-old THREE-months-old FOUR-months-old FIVE-months-old And here I am, today, SIX-months-old. Please don’t think I’m a girl. I know I’m pretty, but I am ALL BOY! Also, my … Continue reading

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