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Invasion of the barn spiders!
Friday, October 14, 2016      10 comments

Today was another barn decluttering day, at times like this I regret that my barn is so huge! So far I have spent all these days in one bay of the barn. This might gross some of you out, but with barns come barn spiders, big bodied grey/brown ... Read more
Barn decluttering
Wednesday, October 12, 2016      7 comments

The last two days I have continued the barn decluttering project, I got a bunch of old fleces bagged up and into the truck, and picked up lots more wood leftovers, seems like the wood is never ending. I have been throwing a lot of it in my outd... Read more
A whole week without a blog
Monday, October 10, 2016      10 comments

This has been a very busy week, but the payback is a lot accomplished! I worked in the cellar way on and off, it is a narrow area to work in and I have to keep the door closed or lock the cat in the bedroom, which she doesn't appreciate a... Read more
Processing days
Sunday, October 02, 2016      10 comments

I spent most of Saturday and Sunday processing all that food I picked! I had wanted to make a kind of V8 juice, and had the 15 lbs of ripe tomatoes required, so I started that first on Saturday, coring and chopping the tomatoes, then letting th... Read more
Farm things
Friday, September 30, 2016      10 comments

Today was a pick day! Guess that means tomorrow will be a processing day. We got a light frost last night, touched the squash but nothing else. After chores and packing up eggs I set out to deliver them then go over to my neighbors that is gon... Read more
Monday
Tuesday, September 27, 2016      7 comments

I really didn't get much done Monday, fooled around with some of the cellarway anomalies. It is amazing how weird things pop up every time I start a project around here, you just have to wonder at the builders. While I was taking measures for ... Read more
Sunday
Monday, September 26, 2016      10 comments

Today was a day of many things, trying to get loose ends tied up! After chores I decided to get Tiger out of the cage, I was right about him liking the safety he wanted to stay in there lol. He did spend the rest of the day following me around... Read more
Running around day
Sunday, September 25, 2016      8 comments

First a Calliope report, she is doing well on the meds, she is not belly breathing at all, no more wheezing, and I have only heard her cough a couple of times. She is very good about the pilling, no claws, I can just pick her up, open her mouth... Read more
Calliope
Thursday, September 22, 2016      13 comments

Little miss Caliope gave me quite a fright last night, when I got home from my eye appointment she was a little quite, but not anything to worrie about, but later when I came up from chores she was laying out on her side belly breathing in quick... Read more
Various happenings on the farm.
Saturday, September 17, 2016      16 comments

I did cave in and go get corn at my neighbors, his corn is beautiful, huge ears and tons of them, I picked 60 ears, and ran back and forth to the truck so it wouldn't weigh too much at a time. Also picked some elderberries, from that bounty I g... Read more
Just a quick Hi tonight
Tuesday, September 13, 2016      13 comments

Just a short blog tonight, had surgery on my left eye yesterday, I was extremely nervous, the nurses even noticed lol, my BP was quite elevated. This surgery was quite different, number one is that there was no pain, probably the first one didn... Read more
Canning and more canning
Friday, September 09, 2016      8 comments

Wednesday I went up to Houlton to get my drops for my second eye surgery, and do a bunch of running here and there. Went to tractor supply to get cracked corn, the local mill that I usually buy feed from does a horrible job on cracked corn, aft... Read more
Labor day, guess I labored
Monday, September 05, 2016      9 comments

My project for this morning was to get 3 of the big bales of hay on the trailer for my neighbor, we both use them for the garden, I just roll mine out and there is a minimum of weeds. I attached the trailer to the tractor, took the back off the... Read more
Crazy kind of day
Monday, September 05, 2016      12 comments

I am determined to get lots of stuff done before my eye surgery, to I went at it full tilt today. First things first, get Tiger to take his medicine, he did well today, only took one pill pocket. He seems to be enjoying his time out in t... Read more
Mixed kind of day
Saturday, September 03, 2016      9 comments

After chores today I headed up to the vets to get Tiger his meds, he does have diarrhea, but in my opinion it is not coccidiosis, I called the vet this morning and she agreed with me, so we started him on medication for bacterial infection. It ... Read more

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