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More of the Same

Just in case we might forget what it’s like to be without, we’ve been getting reminders…a few hours here and there without power over the last couple of days. Thankfully, the outages have been during daylight hours so at least its easier to be productive. Have spent some time catching up on sheep records and other paperwork. And the temps have been warm enough that        [….read more]

Serious Storm

Many thousands of people in Maine are still without power. We feel so sorry for them…its terribly cold…and we know all too well how miserable it is. Snow continues in the form of showers off and on all day. I don’t know how much snow we got in this last storm but does it matter? More shovelling, more snowblowing, more tractoring. One of our great        [….read more]

Two Dead Mice

Hera (our female kitten) caught a mouse in the house — ICK! but at least we know she’s a good hunter and will help keep the rodent population down around here. I hate to think that there are mice in the house but I seriously doubt that there’s any way to keep them out — especially at this time of year.

mousing is exhausting        [….read more]

Here We Go Again…

You guessed it! We had another nasty snow storm on Monday…really wet snow — and lost power just before midnight. The power was out for just about 12 hours. Jim and I were fooling with snow when it came back on and thankfully, he hadn’t made the trip down the road for water yet so he was spared that chore. I was grumpy and cold        [….read more]

What About the Boys

teenage rams, HT Jenks & HT Reece

I haven’t spent any time talking about the rams. It’s not because we don’t pay any attention to them. They’re really very funny and sweet. At this time of year, Jim spends more time with them than I do because of the division of chores. I deal with the hens on a daily basis and he takes        [….read more]