Milking machine

Recently, I came close to buying a milking machine.  I am so glad I came to my senses and decided to continue to do it the old-fashioned way.  How stupid … Continue Reading →

Homemade fly spray

I finally finished a batch of homemade fly spray.  I soaked calendula blossoms in apple cider vinegar for several weeks, drained the vinegar off and to that I added numerous … Continue Reading →


One of these days, I’m going to remember to stick my camera in my pocket when I go outside to take care of the animals.  I miss wonderful shots.  For … Continue Reading →

If you can’t sell him, then ride him.

I got this month’s DVD from Clinton Anderson’s No Worries Club and because it featured a retired endurance Arabian, I figured I’d watch it.  As it turned out, the Arabian … Continue Reading →

Bloody, freaking hot …

Oh it’s bad here!  90 plus degrees with humidity.  Lovely, huh?  On Saturday we did our regular errands in the morning, then packed up the ATV, lawnmower, a cooler full … Continue Reading →

Puppies, puppies, puppies

They are all doing well and settling into their new homes. We’ve decided to keep Kishi and find Mica a home.  Bringing up two litter mates is never a good … Continue Reading →

Digging Garden Beds

Yesterday Cheri and I worked on another bed and as you can see, we had lots of help: It was great to see Fern again.  She looks wonderful and seems … Continue Reading →

So far, so good

I’ve checked in with the families that got the two families on Saturday and have received nothing but glowing reports.  Unfortunately, the family that took the female puppy whom they … Continue Reading →

And then there were two … again

The last two puppies went to their new homes yesterday … and awesome homes they are!  All four puppies are in the best possible homes.  I couldn’t have done any … Continue Reading →