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Day of all kinds of weather
Monday, May 26, 2014      0 comments

This morning when leaving work at 7am it was pouring, got soaked running to the car and then to a store. By the time I got home, changed and out to the barn the sun was shining and it was beautiful. Went to bed about 11 and got woken up at 4 w... Read more
spring on the farm
Sunday, May 25, 2014      0 comments

It is so good to finally have lambing done, this year there was one holdout ewe that lambed a month after the rest of them. My new chicks, and turkeys are doing fine and saturday morning I picked up the ducklings, baby ducks are so cute! Downs... Read more
The grass is growing fast now with all this rain, and how to get more exercise in a over booked day.
Saturday, May 24, 2014      0 comments

I am just hoping I can get fencing done as early as possible so I can start pasture rotation, it rained on all my days off last week and I only have one day off from yesterday until next friday. I was planning to get tons done outside and this ... Read more
Still wet in Maine
Wednesday, May 21, 2014      0 comments

Just ending my 8 days off and sadly it has rained most of them, very wet outside. It is making it hard to work on gardens and do fencing. There is so much to do outside that I hate the waste of days to get stuff done. Seems like this year we ... Read more
True motivation for weight loss
Wednesday, May 14, 2014      1 comments

I Read a lot of blogs here that speak of a history of being over weight, being a overweight kid, teenager, young mother, or middle aged parent or grandparent. I was none of the above, as a child I was a skinny short kid with skinned knees and a... Read more
Rainy night, cloudy day!
Monday, May 12, 2014      0 comments

Rained much of last night and now it is overcast, but the birds are singing outside my window and the grass is beginning to green up. Hope to get a lot of projects going the end of the week after my night shifts are done.... Read more
Saturday is clean up day
Saturday, May 10, 2014      0 comments

Work starts tomorrow night so today will be clean out the barn day, make sure the kitchen is cleaned up and stocked with easy to make food, made chicken stew with lots of veggies for my parents meal yesterday so have two servings for myself for... Read more
Excuses not to work out
Tuesday, May 06, 2014      0 comments

Well so far I have been doing the exercises that involve getting barn work done, I know a lot of people don't think that is exercise, but I say follow me around and see. My average barn workout is twice a day for a minimum of 30 minutes and oft... Read more
Spring cold still hanging on
Tuesday, May 06, 2014      0 comments

This is the first time I have gotten a cold for the last 3 years and it is not fun, started with a sore throat, then the cough and chest congestion. Was wheezing when trying to breath tonight. The ER gave me a breathing treatment before I left... Read more
Moving slowly toward spring
Sunday, May 04, 2014      0 comments

I went for a hike to look over the upper part of my property, noticed that even though there are still piles of snow here and there, some trees have buds that are starting to swell. The mountain has a lot less snow on it now, and tiny patches o... Read more
Day off at last
Friday, May 02, 2014      0 comments

The sun is shining and blue sky, I was going to make a trip to the tree sale to replace some of the mouse damaged trees, but decided with still not feeling well I would stay home and enjoy the day.... Read more
Last night of work
Wednesday, April 30, 2014      0 comments

Looking forward to 7am when I can go home, I haven't been feeling well for all three nights of my work week, those 12 hour shifts are even harder when you don't feel good! Funny I haven't had flu or cold for years, and now that I am back to eat... Read more
Busy Sunday
Monday, April 28, 2014      0 comments

Sunday is always my day to do barn stuff, started with morning chores, doing the extra things that I don't have time to do on my work nights. The new rabbit mamas are doing great, but still waiting for one ewe to lamb. I walked fences for a wh... Read more
Tree Sale
Saturday, April 26, 2014      0 comments

Every year I try to make it to the Fedco Tree sale, it is about a 2 hour drive so I set out early yesterday with healthy snacks like a apple with cheese, some almonds, and melon cut in chunks alone with a half gallon of water from my spring. (I... Read more
Hopeful for spring!
Monday, April 21, 2014      0 comments

There is still quite a bit of snow around, I was hoping to be able to get up to the back pastures today with the tractor but not! This is a very late spring for us, usually when the Fedco tree sale is here it is time to plant trees, but the gro... Read more

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