Category: Fun on the farm

Chirp Chirp Honk

The short term guests have arrived on the farm, 30 broilers and 3 geese…I suspect that at least one of the geese may end up as a long term resident, that is if the 13 year old in the house has anything to do… Continue Reading “Chirp Chirp Honk”

Melting

Day by day the snow is quickly leaving. Birds now go out during the day While two dogs keep an eye out for winged and four legged predators Garlic is popping up through the soil And several rows of potatoes have been planted. The… Continue Reading “Melting”

Oh hey!

So my screen break took a little longer than the rest of my household, they all immediately jumped back in, while I dipped my toes with audiobooks, waded in a little more with kindle unlimited and now here I am with projects and introductions.… Continue Reading “Oh hey!”

For now

This August we are having our first annual screen free month. Our only form of communication with the outside world will be in phone calls, snail mail, or good old fashioned visiting. We have long talked about cutting back on screens, which is hard… Continue Reading “For now”

The calm

All is quiet on the farm..for now. We have a big storm coming out way that is bringing five days of heavy thunderstorms and high winds, it will give us a break for the weekend and then the forecast is showing more rain starting… Continue Reading “The calm”

Staying cool

Leif is back to his normal, crazy self. He has been spending his afternoons swimming in the lake. I’m looking forward to my back being healed so I might join him. We don’t have air conditioning at our house, the lake has been our… Continue Reading “Staying cool”

Sheep and Gardens

Don’t get too excited, it isn’t what you think. Believe me when I say, that I want this title to be about my very own sheep. Alas, the sheep in which my title refers is to all the beautiful sheep that I saw Mother’s… Continue Reading “Sheep and Gardens”

The wheel isn’t turning

And that is because my spinning wheel broke today, I am hoping that it is an easy fix because I was in the middle of plying this gorgeous romney I blended together. I have been having so much fun blending batts lately, I wanted… Continue Reading “The wheel isn’t turning”

Non stop

The kids are now out of school and counting down the days until camp starts! They have been trying to stay busy  Reading books in the barn Helping move birds to the next area And visiting Boston for the first time.  We had a… Continue Reading “Non stop”

Patience Grasshopper 

It’s very hard to wait for things to pass through your system, when it effects your entire body, on good days when my hands don’t hurt I tend to over do it. Which has two results, the first being a baby sweater that went… Continue Reading “Patience Grasshopper “