Rowdy Boy!

We picked-up the young Jersey bull, Poncho and he’s a rowdy boy alright.  We let Gwen go into the pasture with him, but he knocked her down in the mud by bouncing around and into her so we brought her back up.  He’ll settle down.  Like so many herd animals, cows are better with companion […]

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Here comes the warmth again.

I spent a good bit of time in the garden yesterday.  I completely weeded out two small beds, the same beds where I planted peas.  There are probably 10 pea plants growing and I left them to see how they do, but I believe it’s going to end up being too warm for them to […]

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Thoughts on eating meat.

I’ve raved about the fresh ham I cooked from Rock House Farm.  We ate it again last night and I made a loaf of beer bread to go with it.  I mentioned here here or on Facebook that I found another really good cookbook, River Cottage Every Day which book got me thinking again about […]

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Delaware Chickens

Well, I found some locally, but they are pricey: $5/chick!  That’s if we pick them up and that would be at least an hour and a half trip one way, if not, they are $8/chick.  As I expected, Wally vetoed it.  I don’t blame him.  Chicks are fragile.  We don’t have state of the art […]

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Back to Sweat Shirts and Sweat Pants

And that is a good thing!  It’s been way, way, way too hot.  We spent most of the weekend dodging rain drops.  This week is supposed to be dry and much more seasonal.  In fact, tomorrow might be downright chilly!  I went back to drinking coffee this morning.  I hope I won’t regret putting in […]

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The Rabbits …

The rabbits continue to do really, really well.  A Portuguese couple bought one of my Roaster Rabbits on Saturday at the Farmer’s Market. The husband e-mailed me yesterday asking to buy six more! Unfortunately I don’t have six more to sell him, but I do have five, four that need to be processed. We were […]

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I am so bloody tired!

I can’t stand it.  I am dragging!  I think it’s a combination of a lot of things.  I was blaming the time change, but now I think it’s a combination of high pollen and unusually high heat.  It was close to 80 degrees yesterday afternoon!  We slept with the windows open all night!  You shouldn’t […]

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Monday, Monday

It’s still hard to get up in the morning.  The alarm woke us this morning.  Normally, I wake up before the alarm, which is so much nicer.  The alarm startles you out of sound sleep and it sucks!  Wally is off Friday!  Can’t wait!  That means only four days of rude awakening. We are supposed […]

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I am going no where today!

I said that yesterday, but I found out early in the morning that the farm manager from RHF was going to be going to Newton to take care of the cows so I would have to meet him to get grain.  I needed grain, so I had no choice.  He didn’t know when he’d be […]

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