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Back to work tonight
Tuesday, February 16, 2016      7 comments

Yesterday I did pick up stuff, in the barn filled all the feeders for chickens and rabbits, put away grain, and cleaned out the manure ditch for the cows. That was not a nice job since the water had poured in there making everything wet and hea... Read more
Valentines day calf!
Monday, February 15, 2016      11 comments

Yesterday was a busy up and down day, it was very cold, only -10 but the wind was gusting all night in the 20's. I have a problem sometimes when the pellet stove is running with the cellar getting too cold, so far this winter that hasn't been t... Read more
Spinning day, not what most people think!
Saturday, February 13, 2016      11 comments

So today I crawled out of bed a 5 am, what a shock for my system! The cows were amazed to get fed before it got even light out! Before I started working nights I used to have chores all done by 7 am and the garden weeded! I got chores done qu... Read more
Never make a plan the day before, it just doesn't work out!
Friday, February 12, 2016      9 comments

So yesterday I said I was going to go to Millinocket, wrong! I started out doing the usual chores, put the cows out, but kind of forgot about the Llama and Alpaca, I walked by their pen and they were both humming loudly! Aw Mom, put us out too... Read more
Farm life
Wednesday, February 10, 2016      9 comments

First off, just to say, Juniper has not had her calf yet, but it getting very close, her udder has expanded to max size, and she was picky about her food today, I was in the barn most of the day and watched her be very restless, and push her hay... Read more
First night off
Monday, February 08, 2016      7 comments

I am the usual sort of exhausted today, but I did get more sleep then most first nights off, mostly because I got home much earlier then usual. I did errands it quick time this morning, after a short nap in the car waiting for the feed store to... Read more
No Calf yet!
Sunday, February 07, 2016      8 comments

Well Juniper is still in one piece, but she has dropped considerably, before it looked more like the calf was under instead of at one side, but now she has a big bulge on one side, and her hip bones are sticking up. I still have one more night,... Read more
Wow what a busy night!
Saturday, February 06, 2016      7 comments

Last night there were 3 of us on and nothing to do, I only did one patient besides the piddly stuff we do. Tonight I am alone and it has been wild, the ER was full with 8 or 9 people waiting all evening, they can't quite figure out why I can't ... Read more
Juniper's pen is jump proof now, just in time!
Wednesday, February 03, 2016      9 comments

I did chores and put the cows out this morning, along with the alpaca and llama, it was snowing but they really don't mind that. They sure made a rush to get out the door! Besides I wanted room to do carpentry today. I had planned to work on ... Read more
Kind of a mixed day today, pictures included!
Tuesday, February 02, 2016      11 comments

I started out changing my mind about going to Bangor to pick up my glasses, decided maybe tomorrow would be better. So off to do chores, put the cows out because there was nice sunshine, but it was a little colder then yesterday, I had to smash... Read more
Yesterday and today both barn days!
Sunday, January 31, 2016      6 comments

Yesterday I was determined to get the barn cleaned out and then make a start on the gate building. I did manage to get the barn all cleaned out before dark, lots of cardio exercise there! So after cleaning out I made a start on the gate,... Read more
Pictures of Teddy Bear and second Elephant
Friday, January 29, 2016      21 comments

Picture of Teddy Bear with his sweater and Elephant and of course Miss Calliope who can't wait to get in a picture! Calliope says she is much cuter t... Read more
Goldenrod Farm Chore Time Slide show (video blog)
Wednesday, January 27, 2016      14 comments

Slide show of animals at Goldenrod Farm during Chore time... Read more
Yesterday felt like Monday
Wednesday, January 27, 2016      10 comments

I started the day with a headache and it got worse, my temples hurt almost migraine level but I think it was the eye strain of trying to drive home 90 miles with dilated eyes. I called out because looking at computer screens all night was going... Read more
Glasses and shopping.
Tuesday, January 26, 2016      10 comments

I decided to go to Bangor yesterday, the driving force was to get into an eye Dr and do something about my phone. I also needed to get some 2x4's for the gate project. I was going to take the truck, but decided in the end the car would be OK. ... Read more

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