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The Early Bird

I am up a little earlier this morning than I planned. It happens like that around here. Weather alerts, the wind, strange cat sounds, or a puppy whining at the hardness of bone she is chewing will do that to … Continue reading

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I wanted to…

I thought I would pass along some insight into my writing style. I write off the top of my head, just as I mentioned before. When I sit down to the white screen before me, I usually have no idea … Continue reading

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Yeah, So Let’s Talk Turkey!

I spent the day yesterday busily completing odd jobs around the farm. I put some bookcases together that arrived a few days ago and took one step closer to organizing the house. I also assembled a park bench for the … Continue reading

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Exciting day for…

Exciting day for me today. I am expecting the arrival by mail of fifteen Royal Palm Turkey chicks. These are the beautiful white turkeys (if a turkey can be deemed ‘beautiful’) dressed up in naval Cracker Jack uniforms like swabbies … Continue reading

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Don’t Fence Me In

We made some of our first sales and trades this past month, just in time for Christmas. While I was saddened to see them go, our “babies” are going to good homes. Frick and Frack were traded to a dairy … Continue reading

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Calves on a Shoestring

Okay. So Mike and I have decided we like this calf-raising adventure we are in. There are drawbacks, to be sure, but for the most part, it is something that Mike is capable of and I have learned I have an affection for. … Continue reading

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Calf on a Rope

I mentioned last time how much easier it is to direct a young calf to where you want him to be while he is on a lead. That is kind of obvious, I realize, but not as easy as it sounds. … Continue reading

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