8.18.2012 Sowing Oats

Before I tell you the oats story, let me mention a discovery I made this week.  To begin, you should know I have never been able to whistle well nor can I whistle loudly.  I’ve improved a bit since getting … Continue reading

6.19.2012 Ghoulies and Ghosties and things that go missing in the night

Yesterday morning I went down to the pasture to feed, water and move the chickens and found my youngest three chicks gone from their tractor.  Totally my fault.  When I set the tractor the day before, I had it canted … Continue reading

6.13.2012 Peas! In June!

Feed the horses.  Feed the chickens.  Muck the coop.  Muck the round pen.  Exercise Ophelia.  Cut two bolted lettuce plants and toss them to the chickens in the coop.  Notice they are having trouble with the new fencing set up.  … Continue reading

4.14.2012 Got guts? Gonna need ’em!

Good grief! What a week! Where to start?  The ponies, I suppose.  After a week of diet and exercise, I think Ophelia actually gained weight.  And Venus has just about enough of muzzles.  She tore through hers today, probably rendering … Continue reading