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My cookbook/recipe journey
Wednesday, July 17, 2019      19 comments

My recipes have been tucked in several places at various times. My first was a now grungy small recipe box, it is plastic and no longer closes, and is impossible to get sparkling clean after more then 45 years of service. My family recipes wer... Read more
Memorial Day weekend
Wednesday, May 29, 2019      12 comments

Life lately can be summed up in one word, rain! This has been a cold rainy spring, hard to believe it is almost June and an early Memorial Day is here and gone already. I have been working on getting animals out to pasture, I still need... Read more
Spring work and flowers
Wednesday, May 08, 2019      11 comments

Fences are always the biggest job in the spring, and a continuous job until at least July. This year is one of the really bad fence years not only because of the huge amount of snow we got but also because of the several periods of freezing rai... Read more
Spring? Well maybe.
Tuesday, April 23, 2019      11 comments

I was very excited to see bright spots of purple and white in the rose garden, crocus are one of my favorite flowers even though they are fleeting. When we lived in Connecticut for a brief time it was in a historic house, huge old gambrel roof,... Read more
The week long blog
Sunday, April 21, 2019      11 comments

I have been writing this blog for a week, started it Sunday night! So you can travel through parts of my week, Well the whole tax thing is mostly done, I need to pick up and file the papers but I am out of paperclips and file folders, but ... Read more
Snow day!
Wednesday, April 03, 2019      14 comments

Guess there is no surprise, because I do live in Northern Maine, but there was a thick carpet of new white snow on the ground this morning. It gets warring on my need to be outside gardening especially when everyone is posting the nice weather ... Read more
Where to start?
Saturday, March 30, 2019      15 comments

It’s been a whole year since I frequented SparkPeople, I just kind of gradually dropped away with lots of things pressing me to get done and the need to spend less time on the computer. I spent most of the time eating pretty healthy until about... Read more
The Story of Buttercup, updated with pictures
Saturday, February 24, 2018      19 comments

We moved to the farm 26 years ago in January, we both came from families that did farming and had experience with animals. I spent hours downstairs in the barn, cleaning it out, cutting off old stanchions and building box stalls. The first yea... Read more
Part two of the Midwife Farmer, and pictures of course!
Saturday, February 03, 2018      15 comments

Just in case you are wondering what befell the Cow and calf from the last blog. I got a call yesterday to come and breed 3 cows. After arraigning a time I was casually told that the cow in question had a big heifer calf. I was silent for a mi... Read more
Just a quick blog
Tuesday, January 30, 2018      15 comments

Just to say hi, and that I haven't gotten lost in the barn or something! Stuff is so much harder in the winter. I spend an afternoon down there shoveling out and driving the wheelbarrow out that when I get done I am exhausted. Selling eggs on... Read more
The 3 D's of Apparition applied to weight loss and healthy lifestyle
Saturday, January 13, 2018      12 comments

I listen to audio books all the time, it doesn't bother me to re-listen books, actually it is sometimes better to be listening to a book you can fill in the missing parts if you get distracted, although I am supposed to be listening to them to a... Read more
Long time missing blogs
Thursday, January 11, 2018      17 comments

Seems like forever since I did a blog, I started one a couple of times but losing the whole thing when you are almost done is enough to discourage me for a couple of days. So glad the holidays are over, It was a very long ride down to MA an... Read more
Just a quick blog, there never seems to be enough time lately!
Thursday, December 21, 2017      14 comments

I had to really get down and serious about Christmas shopping so last night I finished doing the online shopping and had them directly shipped to my brothers house. I may stop at LLBeans on the way because my brother wanted fleece socks and the... Read more
Almost Christmas, but still busy on the farm!
Sunday, December 17, 2017      12 comments

It has been a round of all kinds of things to do lately, a lot of things are much harder in the cold and it has been cold the last week or so. I have been having trouble with my pellet stove burning too dirty, that is often several things wrong... Read more
New member of the farm yesterday morning
Friday, December 01, 2017      15 comments

I am starting to feel better now finally, still some cough, and nose running but not as bad as it was last week! I don't think I mentioned last time that the kitten has a name now, she is Cricket, and she squeaks like one for attention to... Read more

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