I know how the memoir will read, it will be filled with humorous stories that make the reader laugh out loud, and ones that make the reader’s breath catch and tears well, and ones that make the reader cheer, and want … Continue reading The Writer
Tank takes a “selfie”. Henry Higgins impressing the ladies. Buttercup enjoying the sun. Watermelons starting to dream of summer. Isabelle wanting more sweet feed. Signs of the season. Priya and Elsa playing together. Irene, Nellie, Sylvia, and Cleo taking a … Continue reading Scenes From Our Farm
A few years ago I vowed to have a farm by the time I was forty years old. I would put it out to the universe and God and watch it transpire with hard work and quite a bit of blessing. … Continue reading Where’d This Farm Come From?!
Wouldn’t that be a fabulous exclamatory sentence? “For the love of ducks, get in here!!” I might start using that. I have been talking about getting ducks for years. I have researched them and coveted them. Nancy had some ducks … Continue reading For the Love of Ducks!
If you were driving down the Kiowa-Bennett Road you might be distracted by the thoroughfare as it zips across the country, the rising speed limit sign ahead. But, if you were to look quickly to your left before leaving the town … Continue reading Barnyard Snapshot (and goat mid-wives)
I am inspired by so many things and people. From the Amish countryside to the Tuscany hills, there are people and principles there that appeal to me. Perhaps the aspects that I so desire are the same. I am inspired … Continue reading This Year in Farmgirl School…
Pop quiz! Who is the best guard animal here at Pumpkin Hollow Farm? a. Bumble the greyhound b. Henry Higgins the rooster c. Aretha the slightly off chicken? Our new neighbors were a little worried when the alpacas came to … Continue reading The Unlikely Guard Animal
Well, the cat’s water in the room behind the kitchen only has a thin layer of ice on it this morning. It’s warming up! Folks, can you believe how cold our country has been this last week? When the wind … Continue reading Farm Animal Housing
Most of you have read about our adventures with two of the most adorable goats (on the couch) that God ever put on this earth. Less cute running down the street and through the fairgrounds and hanging out at the neighbor’s house. … Continue reading Goats: Take 2!
To the tune of “Christmas is Coming”: The alpacas are coming the goats are getting fat. Please put a penny in the farmer’s hat. If you haven’t got a penny, then a glass of wine will do, if you haven’t … Continue reading A New Sing Along