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My Day Off – Saying good by​e to farm friends

Twelve years ago, a year after saying good bye to our former dog, Bernice (our matriarch Llama) would communicate with Nancy (our animal communicator) about the fact that a dog will be coming to me. It would be the male runt of the litter. A week later, I received a...

My Day Off: watching out for your kids

My Day Off—Watching out for your kids Parenting is hard enough when watching out for your kids; keeping them out of harm’s way every turn of the corner and sometimes knowing that you can’t always be there to catch every fall. I typically like to keep my Day Off...

My Day Off | The Processing of Wool

The Life Of Wool Continues….. Shearing is supposed to be done on a spring-like day; March is technically a spring month and therefore a month that I try to book one of the few available shearers in the state. Last weekend, however, was not a spring feeling day....

My Day Off: March 24

Better late then never for an update of my days off. Besides some more greenhouse planting, feeding the bees, and preparing for milking season with my goats, I spent a fair amount of time reflecting on my barn. A great deal of my time of during this season, is spent...

My Day Off: March 10

I realized after this weeks two day off series that I have a problem, or perhaps a condition. I love getting things done, actually seeing how many things I can get done in a day. I think my kids will agree with me on this and a few of them actually suggested I could...