Farmgirl School

"It is no bad thing to celebrate a simple life." -Tolkien

Some things have been going on over here that have been raising red flags and I can only hope that we do not have to move again.  I must learn to take one day at a time and not try to foresee the future, jump to conclusions, or panic.  Today. We sat down to dinner …

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Uh, I probably should have inquired about milking lessons prior to this.  I have read many homesteading books which outline how to milk a goat.  I milked a goat at the animal shelter I worked at.  A large goat.  Every morning.  Twenty years ago. Yesterday we moved the milking station into the goat yard.  We …

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Okay, these things really happened last week.  This is how you know if someone is not a farmgirl. 1. Someone walked up to the booth and asked Nancy if our goat’s milk soap was moldy cheese. (Doesn’t look like Ivory soap, I guess.) 2. I have counted at least twenty people come up to the …

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