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Looking forward to days off to do stuff on the farm!
Friday, May 08, 2015      2 comments

Funny that I get excited to get days off so I can do stuff on the farm, I think most people want days off to relax, but I find the farm relaxes me after such a stressful job. My two burning things to do this weekend are plant the roses an... Read more
What a trip!
Wednesday, May 06, 2015      4 comments

I knew I was not in for a good day, my Dad called on my way home from Bangor on Monday to let me know that he and my mother were going to Belfast for a Dr's appointment on Tuesday. I didn't think a lot about it thinking someone was driving them... Read more
What a busy weekend!
Monday, May 04, 2015      7 comments

Usually I am a home body, but I was gone 3 days out of 4 this time off. Friday I went to the Fedco Tree sale, I ended up with 11 trees, 9 apple and 2 peach, some cranberries, a different color hosta, some shallots and some asparagus to f... Read more
Just a quick note
Saturday, May 02, 2015      4 comments

I am rushing to get to bed, I have to travel to Portland tomorrow and that is a 3.5 hour ride, so up early and do chores and leave ASCP. I will report on the tree sale tomorrow when I get home, just suffice it to say I have lots to plant ne... Read more
Short work night tonight
Thursday, April 30, 2015      5 comments

I got up today and had decided to leave the cows out until I get back home tonight, I am leaving work at 11 tonight so I can go to the Fedco Tree sale tomorrow. Then I thought about it again, I will get home at midnight and if the cows are out ... Read more
2nd night at work
Wednesday, April 29, 2015      3 comments

Wow last night was so busy, we ran our butts off, and tonight is dead and there are 3 of us on, you just never know. The place were I ordered the stove sure believes in keeping you informed, there are daily emails about where my stove is, t... Read more
Very tired from a busy barn day!
Tuesday, April 28, 2015      7 comments

I feel like I accomplished a lot today, got the calf pen cleaned out, bedded and a feeder hung up for the lambs to have a creep feeder. Also got some stuff picked up and put away. I decided not to go with Home Depot with my stove and order... Read more
Problems with the new stove :(
Sunday, April 26, 2015      8 comments

I checked my email yesterday and there was a note from Home Depot.com, I was to call them within 24 hours. I called and they apparently didn't charge my debit card for hours after I ordered the stove, and surprise surprise it didn't go through.... Read more
New Stove on the Way! and Went to look at some mini horses.
Friday, April 24, 2015      4 comments

I tripped off to Bangor today to order my new stove, it will be here about May 6th, I am so excited to get a new stove, my old one has just about had it. This one is a pro series and a lot tougher. My old stove is 36" so I needed to find one t... Read more
Work week is done! Farm week starts!
Wednesday, April 22, 2015      3 comments

Tonight is my first night off, 5 nights this time, such an erratic schedule! I didn't sleep much today, only 4 hours, but I am going to trip out to do chores and then go back to bed. I made a Tiramisu cake tonight for my Dads 89th birthda... Read more
The wildlife are at it again!
Tuesday, April 21, 2015      4 comments

Monday night about 7 pm the electricity went out and didn't come back on until 3 pm today, it was COLD in my house and I slept very poorly as an icicle. Why was the electricity out for so long, hard to say, my parents are on the company that ha... Read more
Monday chores
Monday, April 20, 2015      4 comments

I know I was exhausted this morning, I was almost done chores, just had watering and haying the rabbits left, with the water scoop I was filling all the rabbit waterers, thinking I really need to set the automatic water back up, when I got to Am... Read more
Sunday Sunday
Sunday, April 19, 2015      5 comments

I only had one day to do everything and I did get a lot done, the barn is cleaned out, the 70 bales of hay down, 1000 ls of grain all in the bins. I finished the maple syrup, and put it in canning jars, 2 gallons and a pint total. I do have som... Read more
Too many things to do!
Friday, April 17, 2015      4 comments

I was very tired when I got home this morning, and glad my phone is not set to ring in my bedroom. I only have tonight and tomorrow night off, if you ever work nights you soon realize that the number of days off you get is minus one because the... Read more
Thursday finally!
Thursday, April 16, 2015      3 comments

Tonight is my last night of work, finally! It is hard to keep up with the farm chores with 12 hour night shifts, and the animals want more attention then I can give them. Poor Calliope got stepped on this morning, she was right at my h... Read more

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