Ruffled Feathers and Spilled Milk

Farming with ducks and dairy goats, chickens and children.

There IS an Easy Button!

Do you know what this is? It’s an air plant.  I bought several of these to decorate my beach room.  I know, I know.  A beach room?  Have the kids grown up so much that I am actually decorating my rooms in themes?  Themes other then Big-Enough-To-Put-the-Exersaucer-And-Still-Walk-By-Room or the Room-With-Chocolate-Milk-Stains-On-Carpet?  My, how time flies.  Can […]

Kids at Play.

Silly baby goats, slides and wagons are for… …oh yeah,….kids. Well, then.  Enjoy!

How (Not) to Deliver a Baby Goat Properly.

1.  Disregard your training.  Just because every goat owner you know will assist a birth if the doe doesn’t deliver within an hour of serious labor, doesn’t mean that you should.  Wait.  Wait some more.  Feel free to sit with your goat when she starts pushing at 8pm, let her push until 11pm, fall asleep […]

Check it out!

Farm to Table Online asked me to write a humor column.  I promptly sent them a submission that was so long they had to divide it into 3 parts.  They were kind enough not to mention my inability to edit myself appropriately.  Each part will be published on Monday for the next 3 weeks.  Here […]

Preservation Society

There’s a lot of beauty in the wilderness.  But when the pasture along the farm drive starts to look like this…


I am known for my brilliant plans.  My brilliant follow-through, not so much.  Which isn’t for lack of trying on my part.  I put forth incredible effort.  It’s just that Circumstances always get in the way.  I hate Circumstances. This year, my brilliant plan was to keep guineas in the garden to eat all the […]


The local planetarium held a special event to celebrate pollinators.  It was educational.  Outdoors.  And free. The trifecta of summer fun.

Happy 4th of July

It’s that time of year again.

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