Category Archives: Farm & Garden

Quick Takes – Sept 10, 2014

It’s been a looooooong time since I’ve posted anything and mostly that’s because A. I haven’t been feeling particularly well and B. I’ve been wanting to get together a few pictures to post from around here (pictures of our newest … Continue reading

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What’s cuter than a baby goat?

EIGHT baby goats!!! Three of our goats had babies within six days of each other, the first giving birth to quadruplets and the last two had triplets (unfortunately, we lost two of them.)  Here are the stories…. Suduko’s Birth Suduko’s … Continue reading

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Quick Takes – March 2, 2014

— 1 — We have a new baby on the farm!  I walked outside to feed the animals a few days ago and heard the bleating of a lamb!  He was cold and shivering and his momma didn’t seem terribly … Continue reading

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A New Dog!!!

  Well, it didn’t take long at all for us to find a dog, and there’s a pretty incredible story behind it all!… About a week ago, I started calling a few people in the classifieds about German Shepherd dogs. … Continue reading

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Unless the Lord Builds the House…

You may realize that I’ve borrowed this title from the post I wrote several months ago, when I was writing about how it seemed like our farm story just kept (as I put it then) “morphing into a series of … Continue reading

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Who could ever eat their dog?

I had a conversation with a friend today about slaughtering animals.  Specifically, she used the words “dispose of a faithful friend.”  “Dispose of” and “faithful friend” are words that don’t seem to fit together very well and it got me … Continue reading

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Growing Pains

A friend of mine told me something encouraging the other day, an observation from another friend who was comparing spiritual life to physical life.  She mentioned how, just before a growth spurt, children will often get cranky and rebellious and … Continue reading

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You could never kill an animal? You already are.

You may remember a comment I received after I wrote the post about butchering our lambs.  Yesterday, I was reading one of my favorite blogs and read something on this subject I really appreciated.  Ben Hewitt writes: Death happens. Things … Continue reading

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Quick Takes – Jan 31, 2014

— 1 — First of all, I want to thank everyone who told me they were praying for our family after I wrote my last post.  It was a difficult thing to share, and I appreciate your support so much.  … Continue reading

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Hypocrite

That’s how I feel about myself right now and that’s exactly what I’m being because I’m about to: A. Post about things I make it a point never to share (okay, I did once and decided afterward that I never … Continue reading

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