Pondering my future

My view from the milk stool is about my future. If I were a smart and serene person, I wouldn’t be thinking about my future at all, but I’m not serene nor am I often very smart. I wrote in my last

A return to the milk stool

My view from the milk stool – Remember this from last year? The milk stool has been dusted off as have the milk stands. We’ve got eight does in milk this year, six of whom are raising babies so they aren’t completely

Rabbit Farming

So I came to the realization not too long ago that my Silver Fox breeding program had got to pot. Completely my mistake. I got sidetracked. I culled a bunch of breeding age rabbits in anticipation of a swap of outcross bunnies

On the rabbit train again

Procrastinating … I have a final essay due tomorrow. I haven’t started it yet. It’s in my head, which is a scary place these days. There’s so much going on – not much of it is pleasing. Glad that in today’s paper

On learning Spanish

I haven’t posted a view from the milk stool in some time now because I haven’t spent much time on the milk stool. I slowed down on milking and the goats, at least most of them, are drying off. This is earlier


My view from the milk stool is about distraction. I’ve been too distracted lately to formulate any thought important enough to share. It’s been a struggle dealing with the heat which completely saps me. When I’m sapped, things get out of control.


My view from the milk stand is on practice makes perfect. My last batch of ash-coated goat cheeses didn’t come out right. They looked beautiful (shown below), but tasted awful. I believe I used too much ash. Cut into a baby one

Falling off the milk stool

My view from the milk stool is on falling off the stool, brushing yourself off and getting back on. I’m very sensitive – does that surprise you? All that’s going on – both in the world, my community and my own realm