Monthly Archives: June 2011

Choppin’ broccoli

Life has been a little slow on the farm the last couple of days. It’s probably due to the fact that both David and I were out-of-town this past weekend. Some things though, remain moving full speed ahead such as … Continue reading

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What came first? The Chicken or the Chicken Coop?

I’m buildingĀ a chicken coop. And when I say “I”, I probably really mean David and his cousin. However, I was given the responsibility of designing the chicken coop and doing all the research necessary to raise baby chicks and nurture … Continue reading

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What’s In My Mason Jar

I have a little obsession with old Mason Jars. Well, not only Mason Jars, any old jar or bottle really. I am not sure why but I think it has something to do with the fact most of them, if … Continue reading

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The Screams In The Night

In the middle of the night, I woke to David standing at the sliding glass door in our bedroom looking intently out into the darkness. Assuming he had probably heard something and was coming right back to bed, I didn’t … Continue reading

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Green Thumb Master…well, sort of

“I’m not really a career person. I’m a gardener, basically.”– George Harrison Well, I wouldn’t exactly say I’m a gardener yet. Truth is, I’ve never really had a green thumb. In fact, once when I planted a tomato plant at … Continue reading

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Coyote Not So Ugly

It’s a little known fact that I am a huge animal gal. I once had to stop volunteering at a cat shelter because I kept bringing them home with me. I was excited when I found out there were sheep … Continue reading

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My Secret Garden

Sunday, David and I went to Al’s Nursery over in Sherwood where we purchased about twenty-five different vegetable, fruit and herb starts for our garden(s). David and his cousin Joel had built two 3×15 foot raised beds the previous weekend … Continue reading

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