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Chicks Too.

Tracking the progress of the chickies. At two weeks old the chicks already have wing feathers, and are learning to use them by fluttering up and perching on the edges of their universe – two big plastic tubs. After retrieving … Continue reading

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The Seeds of a New Generation – New York Times Article.

Here is an excellent article from the New York Times, discussing watershed changes in the farming community. http://nyti.ms/1ipXcEV

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Chicks.

I now belong to a chicken coalition. Three of us flocked together, put all out seed money into one cup, and placed a big order for day-old chicks. We purchased Buff Orpingtons, a great dual-purpose, heavy breed that does well … Continue reading

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Quotable Sunday. Where Health Care Should Begin.

“Our primary health care should begin on the farm and in our hearts, and not in some laboratory of the biotech and pharmaceutical companies.” ― Gary Hopkins

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Words to live by.

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Quotable Sunday. Don’t Say You Don’t Have Enough Time.

“Don’t say you don’t have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michaelangelo, Mother Teresea, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein.” –Life’s Little Instruction Book

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A Day at the Fair: 4

Sheep are so placid, so serene… So dumb. But beautiful. I have no idea what the specific breed of this sheep is, but I think it’s a hair sheep. It could be a wool one. I could be wrong – … Continue reading

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A Day at the Fair: 3

Some may think me crazy, but I love the sight, smell, and sound of cattle. It makes my happy happy happy! This beauty is waiting for her debut in the judging ring.

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A Day at the Fair: 1.

This is a Swiss dairy goat. She is sweet natured and with such a beautiful face, I spent a few minutes just contemplating her beauty. I’m really looking forward to having goats.

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Friends. The Best Kind of Riches.

Bill and I went up to the farm on Sunday. Our mission: build an electric fence. Except neither of us, prior to Sunday, had even the slightest clue of how to do that. The sum total of my knowledge (being … Continue reading

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