I love dogs. I grew up with dogs. I have dog sat numerous dogs in my adult life, even when I already had kids, from young and energetic Weimaraners to geriatric mini Dachshunds. Before I ever owned a dog of my own, I watched many many dog training videos on YouTube. I read several dog Carry on!
A Day in the Life of a Farmer 6:00 Wake up to alarm. Try to sneak out of bedwithout disturbing beautiful wife or two year old who’s snoozing between us. Am largely unsuccessful. Sneaking is not my forté. Grab a cup of coffee to down while putting on my coveralls. It’s 15 degrees on the Carry on!
Upcycled soda crates as nesting boxes. Upcycled corn cribThis is temporary housing we think. We are 90% sure it’s coon proof. We need to get the dog used to the chickens, so then we can let them out during the day. We already got an egg! It’s kind of green! Aviana says the chickens are Carry on!
Things we have been doing: Cloud watching. Sewing. Making giant bubbles. Organizing. Gardening. (I have an unhealthy fear of tomato hornworms; I make my four year old smash them) Being sad we lost the pictures from Elivette’s 8th ,9th, and 10th month. Going to the spray park. Camping. Trying not to yell. Starting over. Not Carry on!
(thank you to Neil Young for the tune of “Old King”) Belle went a-yappin’ after possum and coon Wantin’ ta play ev’ry afternoon Belle went a-sniffin’ and she would go Was the best farm dog I ever did know I had a dog and her name was Belle, A finer farm dog I never could Carry on!
This is Buttons the hen, and her husband, Sophie the rooster. Sophie and Buttons were given to us this spring when our town friends realized that Sophie was indeed a rooster and his crowing would not be a welcome addition to their neighborhood. Unfortunately, several weeks ago, we couldn’t locate Buttons. They had been flying Carry on!
Or whitish grey as the case may be… The shearer sits a sheep on its rump so it is quiet and still. He’s amazingly fast and doesn’t nick the sheep skin a bit. I had no idea how much fleece I would be getting when I asked our neighbor if I could buy one. Two Carry on!
Don’t even get me started about the number of stitches I had to take out to make these dresses. Or the mistakes I couldn’t fix which I won’t point out to you. But I really LOVED the challenge and am really starting to enjoy sewing (now that I have several attempts projects under my belt). Carry on!
Come with me, let’s go see our new dog!We’ll hold hands for safety. You’ll love her. She’s a six month old yellow lab.And then, let’s run away laughing hysterically. It’ll be so fun!Bellefontaine We’ve had her for two days now, and she seems to be adjusting to the Farm Fresh Life pretty well. She certainly Carry on!
(1)We really like our veggies. The girls are having a snack while I’m doing the dishes. Suddenly, a sharp shriek pierces the peace. I look over with my Mama face on, the one that says, “What the heck is going on over there?” Two sets of big innocent eyes look up at me. The older Carry on!