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sigh…it’s still winter

But the sun has made an appearance! I won’t complain about the weather…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

…about getting slammed again and again…snow, wind, rain. Yes, rain and THUNDER! I’m just saying…not complaining, really!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This is winter in Maine after all, and we should be ready for all of it…even expect it,        [….read more]

december flew by

It’s definitely true that as we age time flies by faster and faster. This past year went by so fast! And the time since Thanksgiving…well, I don’t know where the heck that went. All of a sudden, it was Christmas!

It’s been a really crazy month especially weather-wise, and I think that must be part of why December is a blur. One day of clearing        [….read more]

not a good week

Sometimes amidst the beauty, wonder and entertainment factor of this farm, up pops frustration and misery…the kind that makes you put off the walk out to the barn in the morning for fear of what you’ll find. The kind that can make you dissolve into a weeping lump followed by primal rage. That’s the kind of week it’s been.

Bad Chicken – not afraid        [….read more]

the between days

I love the days between Christmas and New Year! It could well be my favorite week of the year. I get a lot done and, if only for a short time, I feel somewhat organized. I might even have time to do something new and different…or something that’s been put off for lack of the good chunk of time it requires.

The pile of mail        [….read more]

First Egg!

Remember those little balls of fluff in the photo I posted way back in May?

Isn't this the cutest little egg?! Each time this hen lays, the egg will get a little bigger until it is "normal" size for that breed of chicken. We don't know which one is laying but she gets a gold star!

Well, they’re practically grown up now and yesterday        [….read more]