WordPress sent me a report today with all kinds of information for my blog today. I was AMAZED at what I found on there. For instance, I have readers in 11 countries. ELEVEN COUNTRIES!!! Wow!!! The top three countries for the past year reading my blog about my little farm were the United States, New … Continue reading Top 10 Posts of 2014 for Striving Acres
This morning at 9:30 an excavator came by to see about clearing the new property I'm hoping to enclose for rotational grazing. His cousin buys timber so hopefully a lot of what's there is good enough to purchase and will help offset the price of clearing the land. The guy is out there walking it … Continue reading Getting estimates
Daisy just figured out we're petsitting Janeesa's two cats. She discovered them in the upstairs bathroom. I believe it's safe to say Daisy is angry with me right now. Just look at that face! LOL
I wish I had pictures from today to share with you. Sadly, I do not. Even if I'd had my phone or camera with me, my two hands were busy and couldn't have snapped the pics. Today, my husband figured out how to move a 1,000 pound round bale of hay (we don't have a … Continue reading Redneck ingenuity
From the first minute, Bessie and Beef bonded. They stick together like peas in a pod. He's learned that every evening means sweet feed treats. Now he let's me run his back over the gate while he gets that treat. Look at those pretty eyes. She loves to have her chin scratched... ...and she loves … Continue reading Love is in the air
...waiting around for mice on top of the chicken run. Evidently we must have a few out there because this has been the cats' hangout spot for the past couple of days! I'm thinking there won't be many mice there for long.
I have bipolar organization disorder (as anybody who knows me can also swear): I swing from hyper organized to OMG where are my keys mode. I had two rooms in the house that were totally junked up and looked like the back room at Goodwill right before the cut off date for tax claim purposes. … Continue reading Spilling the beans