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Farm things
Wednesday, April 15, 2015      4 comments

Still waiting for the last ewe to lamb, seems like there is always one holdout! The other lambs are all doing great, they are still in lambing pens because Annabel is still having trouble getting up, she sustained some nerve damage with the big... Read more
Maple syrup
Tuesday, April 14, 2015      2 comments

I boiled maple sap yesterday down to the point that I bring it in the house, it has been a slow year for the maple syrup makers up here in Northern Maine. The weather must be above freezing during the day and below freezing during the night. T... Read more
Sparking another person!
Monday, April 13, 2015      3 comments

Sometimes you don't realize if you are in inspiration to someone else to change their life in a more healthy way. The first hint was last week when I was working my 12 hour night shift with a co-worker. I was snacking instead of eating my supp... Read more
Lambing 2015- a pictorial
Monday, April 13, 2015      5 comments

Sophia with her little ewe, They seem to have the same look on their face lol: Sleepytime for Sophia's lamb while mama eats: ... Read more
New lambs, pictures to follow
Saturday, April 11, 2015      3 comments

This morning Julie had twin lambs, ewe and ram. The ewe was kind of chilled and weak so I wrapped her in a towel and milked out some colostrum and fed her to warm her up, the ram is somewhat numb so I fed him too, Julie has a ton of milk, she a... Read more
Day off at last
Friday, April 10, 2015      4 comments

Just a quick blog, got home late this morning after doing errands and found a real mess, the big calf had gotten loose and reeked havoc, what a mess, he emptied bags of baling twine, knocked over barrels, tore open bags of feed, knocked down Cal... Read more
Completed! Eowyn's Challenge THE HOBBIT: Rivendell to the Lonely Mountain (579 miles) Day 92
Thursday, April 09, 2015      1 comments

Yesterdays travels were 5.55 miles, we left the Company just when they were learning of Smaugs death and they return and fortify the front gate, camped near by are the Lake town people and the Wood Elves who both think they should have a part in... Read more
Eowyn's Challenge THE HOBBIT: Rivendell to the Lonely Mountain (579 miles) Day 90 & 91
Wednesday, April 08, 2015      0 comments

The last two days travels were 14.26 miles, The Company is still holed up in the mountain and down in Lake Town there is a battle with Smaug, Bard kills Smaug with an arrow from his father after speaking to a raven and finding out about the bar... Read more
Sad Day
Tuesday, April 07, 2015      15 comments

I lost Charlie tonight, what a huge void in my barn, he has been with me for 18 years, my horse Apache is very overwrought tonight too, they were very bonded, at least on her side. ... Read more
Eowyn's Challenge THE HOBBIT: Rivendell to the Lonely Mountain (579 miles) Day 89
Monday, April 06, 2015      1 comments

Yesterdays hike was 7.36 miles, Wow the next few days were very action packed in the book compared to what is listed here. The company is camping at their 3rd Camp close to the hidden door. Bilbo spends several days "sitting at the door and wa... Read more
Eowyn's Challenge THE HOBBIT: Rivendell to the Lonely Mountain (579 miles) Day 88
Sunday, April 05, 2015      0 comments

Yesterdays travels were 8.18 miles, The company are hanging around the Lonely Mountain looking for the hidden door, they move to a second camp in a narrow valley to the west of the Mountain. Bilbo, Fili and Kili are searching for the Hidden doo... Read more
Eowyn's Challenge THE HOBBIT: Rivendell to the Lonely Mountain (579 miles) Day 87
Saturday, April 04, 2015      0 comments

Yesterdays travels were 7.37 miles, we are finishing up the trip to the first camp on the west spur of the Lonely Mountain. The next leg finds us scouting the River Running with Bilbo, Fili, Kili and Balin, the group will make it part way towa... Read more
Eowyn's Challenge THE HOBBIT: Rivendell to the Lonely Mountain (579 miles) Day 86
Friday, April 03, 2015      0 comments

yesterdays travels were 5.21 miles we were steps away from the Desolation of Smaug, and will continue in this bleak land to our first camp , West of the south tip of the west spur of Lonely Mountain, not quite reaching camp today, there will be ... Read more
Eowyn's Challenge THE HOBBIT: Rivendell to the Lonely Mountain (579 miles) Day 85
Thursday, April 02, 2015      0 comments

Yesterdays hike was 9.03 miles, lots of running around! The company is now headed out on ponies with supplies from Lake Town, they will head NorthWest and almost reach the Desolation of Smaug with only 0.61 miles left to go! total----l... Read more
Eowyn's Challenge THE HOBBIT: Rivendell to the Lonely Mountain (579 miles) Day 84
Wednesday, April 01, 2015      1 comments

Yesterdays travels were 5.51 miles, here we are rowing up the river, row row row your boat gently up the stream! The company is all rowing up the stream against the current, then camp for the night. Then back at the boats for the third day of ... Read more

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