I will start by apologizing for not being here for way too many months. I can't really give you a definite answer as to what I've been doing with all my time. So, I do know that a bunch of the time went to baking. Cookies, bread, rolls & deliciousness. Some of the time went to the goats for various reasons such as feeding, general care, breedings & just plain hanging out with them & taking selfies. Some other time went to homeschooling with my teenagers that want to be more i
This year has seemed like a game of Red Light, Green Light. You know the game we played as children. Someone hollers, "Green Light!" You go. "Red Light!" You stop. First person to the goal wins. All or nothing. Stop & go. The pictures above are of the same thing. Do they look the same? Maybe. They just have different perspectives. The first on is looking at what is directly in front of the camera. The second one looks beyond the closest object into the distance. This is the s
Ahhhhh. The perfect farm. What is the perfect farm? A rust red 2 story barn that is manure free. Cool in the summer & snug in the winter. Hay loft is full of beautiful hay waiting for colder days. Enough stalls for each goat. A milking parlor to suit my needs. Perfectly mineralized pastures. Goats that produce gallons of delicious milk without any health problems. Chickens that actually lay their eggs in the nesting boxes in the chicken coop & not on the floor in the barn th
The end of January doesn't conjure up idlylic scenes of farming. There is no hoeing weeds in the garden. No making hay. No little baby chicks peeping. No milking. No sweating in the warm golden sun that seems like it lasts all day. No watching captivating sunsets to the chorus of crickets. There is none of that happening right now on the farm. Right now the chores consist of hauling water from the kitchen because the outside water spigots are turned off so they don't freeze.