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On the Move, Part 1

We will be moving again soon. We tried to buy the house we’re in, but weren’t able to get financing for it, so our landlord told us we need to be out by mid-January. We finally found another one to … Continue reading

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New Babies

It’s spring! That means there are lots of new babies around. We were given a lamb the last week of September. See the cat eyeing it? The other cat took one look and hid for the rest of the day! … Continue reading

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It’s a Bull!

The calf has arrived! As I said in yesterday’s post, our cow was looking very close to calving last evening. Mr. Handyman checked on her at 6:00 this morning, and nothing was happening, but I went out a few minutes … Continue reading

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What Day Will it Happen? Contest!

We are eagerly anticipating fresh milk again soon. We’ve been drinking frozen milk since I dried off the cow about the first of June, but it isn’t the same. The cow has started to bag up now, though, so we’re … Continue reading

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Cuteness—Kittens and Chicks

We acquired two kittens toward the end of April, Leif and Linda. They were awfully cute, playing together. When we let them in the house in the morning, they would spend the next hour or so playing with each other, … Continue reading

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Goofy Turkey and Cute Geese

I was hanging laundry last Saturday morning when someone knocked on the window to get my attention. I looked where they were pointing and saw the funniest sight I’ve seen in a long time. Can you see it? Yes, that … Continue reading

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Exciting Birthday!

Today is my birthday, and I had a wonderful birthday present–my cow calved this morning!  She was nearly a week late, so we’ve been keeping a close eye on her.  Last night she looked like she was very close, so … Continue reading

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This Past Week or Two in Pictures

I keep thinking about things to blog about, but real life keeps getting in the way.  So, here are a bunch of pictures to give you a glimpse into the past couple of weeks. Almost crawling! Gayle and the boys … Continue reading

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Chicks in the House

We were peacefully working on finishing school around noon today, when someone knocked on the door.  It was our next-door neighbor, and she had 8 chicks in a bucket.  Something had killed their mother this morning, probably a stoat, and … Continue reading

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