Last week, we (Ted, Jake, Janeesa, and I) went bowling and ordered takeout. As we were sitting in the parking lot, waiting on our food, Sahara called and frantically told us to get home asap because the storm was coming in and tree limbs were falling on the roads due to high winds. As we … Continue reading When the power goes out
Ted just went out to mow, and Stella stood at the sliding door and cried for him.This cat is in love with him. Now she's sitting at the sliding door, watching him mow...after she got his sock from somewhere and brought it to the door.
I don't care what he says - Stella is most definitely Ted's cat, and Ted is most definitely Stella's person!
"Hey...remember that DG stands for Daddy's Girl! I'm DG! I'm Daddy's Girl! ME!!! NOT THAT STUPID CAT!!!"
Ted saved the neighbor lady across the hill. She was in a panic because she was going through a basket of clothes, and the shirt moved. It was a snake. She's petrified of them. She tossed the basket out her front door and messaged to ask for help so we went over. "Ohhhh...just don't move, … Continue reading Snake!
The chicks are getting HUGE! Just a few of the nosiest chicks Ted says he's going to start moving them around to the main coop this week. Our meat chicks will be here the week of June 16th so we have to clean the broody house and prep it for them, and these big chicks … Continue reading Building a bigger roost
Today started at 5:45 a.m. I cleaned the kitchen; afterward we had pumpkin scones for breakfast and then hooked up the dump trailer and headed out to the local gravel pit. Hooking up the dump trailer For folks who have never hauled their own gravel, let me explain the process. We drive our truck and … Continue reading Nine tons but still not done
Last year, a lost dog appeared at our door late at night and proceeded to lose his ever-loving mind. He was just aggressive and scared enough that I didn't feel comfortable opening the door to let him inside, and during the ensuing night, he wound up destroying my screen door and putting a hole in … Continue reading Today’s project
I killed our previous blueberry bushes when I installed electric on the old pig fence a couple of years ago. They literally just shriveled up and died. I had no idea that being close to the electric fence would kill them like that! We didn't plant new ones last year because time got away from … Continue reading Blueberry patch
...is cleaning up the hillside so the chicken fence can be extended and chipping the brush into the current chicken area. Making about the 100th trip back/forth to drag the cut brush to the wood chipper My job = staying on the brake the entire time so the whole tractor/wood chipper set-up doesn't roll over … Continue reading Today’s job…