Paring down

After telling a good friend of mine that we sold all of the goats this week, he asked what we had left as far as animals.  I told him cows, rabbits and ducks.  Then he asked if we were getting out of

Growing Pains

Growing Pains: the difficulties experienced in the early stages of an enterprise. I think growing pains are a good thing.  All things change and often it is more painful to fight change.  A resilient person, a sustainable person, rolls with change.  I

Another door closes …

If all goes as planned today, by the end of the day, we will be out of goats.  This decision has been coming.  Several months ago, I sold half the herd to a Christian community in South Carolina.  I felt good about

Mud and puddles and soon ice

It’s been a trying week weather-wise.  It has rained and rained and rained and rained.  Yesterday was the worst.  It simply poured all day long.  Not fun when you have to work outside taking care of animals.  We minimized chores yesterday by

Regrets …

Got my first day of school under my belt and it went well.  The Business course is going to be very, very good for me.  The math, well, math is math.  Remember, math is a four letter word.  Hopefully I’ll get through