Tag Archives: Barn

Ch-ch-ch-changes!

(I feel it important to remind my readers that I write off the top of my head, and dash it out on my way out, so proof-reading is limited. Therefore, expect grammar and spelling errors and even more so, expect … Continue reading

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Farm Lessons: Life

While picking up the house a little this morning, I glanced out the picture window to see a flock of about thirty wild turkeys courting in the asparagus patch. The toms were fanning their tail feathers and strutting around the … Continue reading

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Spring…when a young man’s fancy turns to…

WORK! I am moving slowly this morning. It is almost noon and I am still drinking coffee and sitting on the couch. Falling off the deck the other day has left me sore and in some places, still in pain, which … Continue reading

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Don’t Fence Me In

A cold, wet nose nudging my warm, bare underarm awoke me at 4:30 this morning. Eddie wanted out. Who was I to say, “no?” One of the attractions to this place, for me, was the lack of fences. I grew … Continue reading

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City Girl Images of a Real Farm

At Christmas, a friend gifted Mike with twenty Broad Breasted Bronze turkey chicks, eventhough he knows we have never raised fowl of any kind. Mike did a quick study online to learn everything he could and discovered, for example, that a round brooder … Continue reading

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Amuck, Amuck, Amuck, Amuck: Calf Hocus Pocus

Recently, Mike and I discovered that someone had knocked down a historic rock wall and cut down about a dozen ‘old growth’ walnut trees on our property without our permission. It was not hard to figure out who the culprit was, … 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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