Video Of Our New Goat Kids…..Still In The Womb!

These kiddos seem just as anxious to get out into this world as we are to greet them!  I took this video yesterday morning and, as you can see, the kids are doing their best impersonation of the scorpion thing in the movie Alien.  We think there are at...
Pregnant Goat Countdown….Any Day Now

Pregnant Goat Countdown….Any Day Now

We are counting down the days when Lacy, our five year old Nigerian Dwarf, is due to pop out three (perhaps four judging by her size) little baby goats. We’ve been preparing the kidding pen and amassing the various medicinal goos, gels, and liquids that might...
Swine Time

Swine Time

     We have problems here on the farm. And when it comes time to remedy those problems, our land ethic guides us in the direction of biological and low input mechanical solutions. You could call us hippies, Luddites or just old-timey curmudgeons, and...
The Definition of a Beekeeper

The Definition of a Beekeeper

We are not yet beekeepers.  We are more like “bee putter in boxers.”  It was the “keeping” part that gave us trouble. Last week we purchased a package of bees, and with the utmost care and attention, sure that we were following...

The Start of a Farm Blog

The sailing adventure is over.  The carefree days of cruising the seas, snorkeling the reefs and wandering the desert are over.  That wistful sojourn of two young newlyweds that spawned this blog, this story of our exploits, has come to its eventual end. And yet we...