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Clio had a bad day today!
Saturday, September 03, 2016      9 comments

This mornings chore was to get Tiger to the vets, he has been losing weight even though I have been feeding him separately and have wormed him. I got the travel cage out and got it ready for him and went down to do chores. Sometimes I think the... Read more
Very productive day, plus a photo orchard tour of a few of my fruit trees.
Thursday, September 01, 2016      12 comments

Today I was right on 10 all day, I started with chores of course and proceeded to picking some fruit, I decided the peaches were a priority so got them all picked, really wasn't hard there were not a ton of them like some of the other trees. Th... Read more
Moment of panic today when I realized the pears and plums are ready and need to be picked!
Thursday, September 01, 2016      9 comments

I didn't get much done today, at least nothing that I was planning on. I did chores, put away some grain, packed eggs for the market down the road. Then went out to pick blueberries for a couple of hours. On the way I filled a potato basket w... Read more
Couple of travel days.
Tuesday, August 30, 2016      9 comments

Yesterday I got up early and was on the road, to Houlton this time, I met a couple of coworkers for lunch, we had fun! Then did my running around, to WalMart, Grain Store and Grocery shopping, I don't really buy many grocery but lobsters were o... Read more
At some point you have to stop and do something with all this produce!
Sunday, August 28, 2016      10 comments

Yesterday was a kitchen day, I canned 12 quarts of apple juice, made a batch of blackberry freeze jam, blueberry freezer jam, duck sauce with plums and peaches, and blueberry syrup. I still have one more batch of blackberry jam to make this tim... Read more
Hot weather again
Friday, August 26, 2016      10 comments

Seems like the temperature is going up not down for the next season, it was in the high 80's today, I really don't do well in hot weather. I started the day with chores, still fussing with one of the calves, he had diarrhea when I got him and i... Read more
Another busy day on the farm
Friday, August 26, 2016      8 comments

I ran around like crazy today doing a lot of odds and ends, things that there was never time to do before. The first project was to empty a trailer, it had pallets and a big heavy piece of mill felt in it. I loaded the pallets on the tractor ... Read more
Bush hogging day
Thursday, August 25, 2016      8 comments

The day started as usual, eye drops, pills and breakfast! Then off to feed the calves, the older one is still getting electrolytes, he is still kind of runny . The cows needed a new pasture, so I walked down amid cavorting animals to the back... Read more
Endless berry picking!
Wednesday, August 24, 2016      8 comments

I saved my berry picking for last thing today, I had to pack some blueberries for the farm stand, so I got that done early. Yesterday was a rainy day so I fired up the juicer/steamer and put 2 1/2 5 gallon buckets of assorted apples through it.... Read more
Overwhelmed with produce
Monday, August 22, 2016      12 comments

Last night a neighbor came up, I invited her to come get some apples. We wondered around the property and she was astounded at the shear amount of fruit ripening right now. It is knd of overwhelming. Today I picked one blueberry bush, 4 gallo... Read more
Couple of surprises on the farm, with pictures
Saturday, August 20, 2016      12 comments

Wednesday was a run here and there kind of day, the first order of business was to go and pick up the new calf: He is a cut little guy but very hard ... Read more
Mixed barn and house days, with pictures
Wednesday, August 17, 2016      9 comments

Well it is Wednesday and so far I have not gotten to the garden for my hour of weeding yet, there is not much weeding to be done because before I plant the garden I roll out the big bales of hay to a thick mulch, then just part it to plant. So ... Read more
New refrigerator is all in place!
Tuesday, August 16, 2016      6 comments

I really love the new refrigerator, and it is a good thing because getting it in the house was an entire day project! I started early in the morning, getting everything out of the way, took the coats off the hooks and the boots and put them in ... Read more
Got lots done today
Saturday, August 13, 2016      13 comments

I did sleep late this morning, I don't bother with an alarm, Because I don't sleep very well, but 930 is late for me to get up. After the usual morning things like pills, breakfast and those pesky drops, I went out to the neglected garden and go... Read more
A real blog at last!
Friday, August 12, 2016      11 comments

I guess the first order of business is my eye, seems like that has been dominating my summer this year, kind of ruined it I guess. Since my last post my eye has steadily improved, the cloud is about gone over the lens, just some strands that ma... Read more

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