End of the year musings.

I can’t believe it’s already December 29.  Where did the year go?  Time goes by so quickly now it isn’t funny!  I’m chomping on the bit to get seeds in the ground.  I want to see acres of rainbow chard, kale, etc. growing, but it’s too early to plant, even under row cover.  I’d love […]

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Why “Spellcast” Farm

Several people have asked me this recently.  I don’t really know.  I used the kennel name “Spellcast” when I bred Border Collies.  The byline was “they’ll cast a spell over you.”  The name just transferred to the farm.  Gel, the foundation of my Border Collie crew, is pretty much the backbone of the farm.  Without […]

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Rabbit Tractor Raised Beds

In our continuing efforts to be sustainable, we constructed eight more raised beds the same size as our rabbit tractors.  As you’ll see from the photos, the rabbit tractors sit right on top.  I filled the “beds” with a thick bed of straw and installed the rabbits where they’ll contribute to future fertility of the […]

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School

Well, it looks like it’s going to all fall into place.  The only thing I’m waiting on is notice of what credit I can transfer from previous schools.  Hopefully, most of it will transfer. Now, the problem is going to be budgeting my time between the farm and school.  I know I waste a lot […]

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Rabbit Tractors

Wally and I were supposed to put wire under our rabbit tractors this weekend, but it did not get done.  Saturday was shot with the Farmer’s Market and the last day at the Christmas Tree Farm.  Sunday, it started raining pretty early here.  Plus, I made the executive decision that I did not want to […]

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School?

Earlier this month I decided to not return to school in January.  I thought my unemployment benefits had been exhausted, but yesterday, I got a notice in the mail saying I was eligible for another tier of unemployment, but this is only IF unemployment benefits are extended.  I did a little bit of research on […]

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