On Division

My view from the milk stool today is about division. Y’all know it’s going on – at least anyone who looks at Facebook even on a casual basis and is not blind sees it.  If only division could be as simple as

Making Cheese

My view from the milk stand is on how to be smarter than the cheese. It’s tough you know. Creating artisanal cheese is a challenge. It’s forcing me to slow down and be careful. So far, it’s kicking my butt though. I

Cherishing what you have

My view from the milk stool today is about cherishing what you have. I’m so blessed that I have an amazing group of goats and the equipment and facilities that I need to take care of them. I’m blessed that I have

On Counting Goats

My view from the milk stool today is on my confusion as to why it is you can send one goat into the barn after I’m through milking her and end up with two, three, four or five in return. What’s the

On circles

My view from the milk stool this morning is about balance and circles. After milking the goats, doing a phone interview and putting the e-edition of the paper up, I went back out to tackle the cover crop growing around the garden

Cheese

My view from the milk stool is about cheese – again! I’m knee deep in cheesemaking. I’ve had several people stand me up on milk this week. Not sure what’s up, but these days, I don’t really care. It just goes in

Protests

My view from the milk stool today is about protests. Goats sometimes protest. In fact, I expect they’re protesting now because I shut them all down in the pasture so that the barn can have a chance to dry and air out.

Fighting wars

My view from the milk stool is much delayed. Yesterday was a tough day. It felt like I was working on the paper for 24 hours. It was a long, long day. Wally and I were out in the goat barn, me