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Swamp Rats

I went out to milk this evening, though it felt a lot like a chore. It was dark, damp and cold. Even my light hardly penetrated the night. I get to the barn and start the chores. Even the goats … Continue reading

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Prioritizing for the New Year

It is January 1st. today! Can you believe we have entered 2014?! I mean, we made it through 2012, which was pretty amazing since the world was supposed to end, but then some thought it was just on a delayed … Continue reading

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Planning for 2014!

Oh, the planning! 2014 is almost here and I am working on garden and pasture plantings in my mind. Yes, it is December, I am well aware of that, haha!  However, as I sit inside and look out the window … Continue reading

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Of Voles and Soft Hearts

I was doing yard and garden work yesterday, cleaning the buck barn and getting another compost pile underway, and moving old compost into garden beds, when I found a bundle of straw and leaves. Fearing a hornet nest I tore … Continue reading

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Jameson has a computer!

Our son finally got a computer! He has been trying to save for 2 years to buy one, but it’s hard to come up with that much money at 8 years old 🙂   Well, a friend found out about it … Continue reading

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“Why do they tease me, Mom?”

Okay, this blog has been sitting in my mind since Sunday morning. It makes me sad, so I wasn’t even sure I wanted to write it. Many of you know our sons are on the autism spectrum. Our eldest has … Continue reading

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Kids in the Rain

I went out to do the morning milking in the rain and found myself running back inside for the camera. Our children were playing in the drizzle and having so much fun! Here are some pictures so you can enjoy … Continue reading

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More Christmas Goats!

I went shopping today. You know, the last minute, day before Christmas Eve type shopping. And I found these really cute dog jackets. I mean seriously cute! And I have little goats I can manipulate, so I got the outfits … Continue reading

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Training Children to Train Baby Goats

Training goats is an important task. Too many people get a cute baby goat and train it to do normal goat things that happen to not be very cute when the goat gets bigger. Butting, biting, jumping, yelling; these are … Continue reading

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Putting Baby Goats to Bed

I took some video of our baby goats last night. It was very cold, so they are all hunched up, but their natural curiosity wins out and they have to explore the warm bed I made for them.

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