Somehow going out and picking ripe tomatoes and cucumbers is a bit different than dropping sheep off at a local processor where they’ll spend the night in a stall, surrounded by pigs and then be shot and slaughtered tomorrow. I am sure
I just got in from working Kessie and Fern. Earlier this morning, I hauled my “fencing” tools in the wagon down to the back pasture and at the same time, brought the sheep, goats, Rose, Gel, Fern and Kessie down with me.
It takes me a good hour and a half (really closer to two hours) to get to agility, but it’s well worth the drive, for a number of reasons. It’s good for me and the dogs to get to do something other
or so it seems lately. I wonder how I kept up with everything when I worked full-time. I guess the answer is that I didn’t do as much for me when I was working full-time as I am now. So what does
I picked this up on Susan Garrett’s Blog this morning. It is an excerpt from a research article written by Martin Schwartz entitled The importance of stupidity in scientific research. “One of the beautiful things about science is that it allows us
I’m glad I have good friends to set me right about my training goals, especially when one friend in particular is going through some of the same training issues I am. I was blessed to start out with a dog like Gel.
It amazes me that I can be away from agility for six months or more and Gel (and now Fern) can go to a class and we can keep up with people who have been training consistently. Sure, we fumbled around and
We’re back … sort of. It’s been an incredibly busy four or five days. When Wally got out of work on Friday, we drove out to look at those goats. Wally and I have been to some rough places, but this one
Got just shy of a gallon of milk on Sunday. I’m glad I held on to that hand-held milker that I bought a few months ago because I needed it to milk out Penny both Saturday and Sunday. Her udder was so
I just got through milking, bringing the sheep down back, taking the dogs for a quick run, feeding them and hanging out a load of clothes. It’s almost too pretty outside to be inside cleaning, but … I think I need to