Ruffled Feathers and Spilled Milk

Farming with ducks and dairy goats, chickens and children.

Which is better….

…when you write a post for your blog…or when your friends simply hand you the material to write a post for your blog?
I think we all know the answer to that one.
The following text was written by me.  But the photos were provided by Lisa and Brook.  Because I don’t get off the farm often [...]

Out With The Old And In With The New.

The time is finally here.
The spring crops, like the lettuce and snap peas, have slowed to being harvested a handful at a time.  And the summer crops, like  zucchini and squash, need a basket to be carried up.

The pansies are drooping next to the wild abandon of the petunias….

….and cowering at the feet of the [...]

Lawn Mowers.

Well, I cannot tell a lie.  The potatoes did it.  The potatoes broke Cheap and Reliable.  Two years ago we purchased Cheap and Reliable when I had several (meaning multiple, many, perhaps weekly) fits about the lawn tractor always breaking down, resulting in the lawn never getting mowed, and insisted on a lawn mower.  I [...]

Mother’s Day.

Well, some of us put in the hours on Mother’s Day.  Not me.  But some of us.
Cookie Dough hatched out her ducklings.

Which is a good thing.  Because we were almost out of hay.  And we couldn’t bring in new hay until somebody got her nest out of the last remaining hay roll.  Which wasn’t as [...]

What’s Up?

I ran into a friend at the kids’ school.
“Hey,”  she said, “What’s up?”
Well, the chicks in the incubator hatched.

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