of being sweaty and stinking. Just got in from taking care of my animals, farm sitting (hopefully this will be the last visit), dropping off eggs and cheese and picking up a bag of ice (our ice maker doesn’t keep up with

Bit off more than I can chew

I bit off more than I could chew today.  I saw an advertisement on Craigslist for scoops of sawdust for $5 so I called, got directions and headed out to get some.  I bought two scoops, which was all Yoda could carry. 


I need to get out and milk and care for the four-legged animals.  I’m doing everything but.  The air is so heavy and oppressive that it’s hard to do much of anything right now.  Mica woke me up several times last night. 

I like interviewing!

I realized that after my interview on Friday.  I enjoy meeting new people and selling myself.  Maybe I need to take up another profession.  Ha! Went to a job fair this morning held by Mellow Mushroom.  They are opening a new restaurant

Playing checkers with livestock

I often feel like I’m playing Checkers with our livestock.  Maybe it’s more like Chess, but I don’t know how to play Chess so I can’t be sure.  I’ve written about the shuffling I do with the animals on a daily basis. 

Dogs teaching each other

Many times people have asked me if Gel would teach another dog how to work stock and I always tell them no, but I’m starting to wonder about that.  Dogs are extremely observant creatures and great mimickers.  Who knows what they could