Goats

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Goat Pregnancy Watch! Day 111

Goat Pregnancy Watch! Day 111

As you might recall, on Day 86 I wrote about our wonderings as to whether or not Mama was actually pregnant and finally deciding that yes, in fact, she must have at least two kids in there! Well, now that we're about a month out from her estimated/official Kidding Day (May 7th at 145 days), she's really starting to pop!…
Goat Pregnancy Watch! Day 86

Goat Pregnancy Watch! Day 86

I've been driving myself a bit crazy trying to figure out if Mama is pregnant...reading a bunch of articles, constantly checking for signs of heat, watching her belly...all in the hope that she will, in fact, give us at least one (but maybe more!) kid in May! I am so giddy about the potential for having our very first babies…
The Mobile Vet

The Mobile Vet

Our nine year old husky mix, Mika, has been struggling with her health for years now, but we hit a really bad spell last week and were quite worried that we were finally looking at "the beginning of the end". Keeping in mind her challenges (ongoing bad arthritis in her back legs and hips in addition to her very upset…
Lucy & Ethel

Lucy & Ethel

These two are as sweet as can be. I mean, really!  Just look at that smile! A month apart in age and so incredibly different in their personalities... I love watching these two and how they interact... How gentle they are with each other... How curious they are together. It is truly wonderful that they have each other. xoxo, M
Up Close

Up Close

In the Quiet that is January, I've been allowing myself the space to rest... to do nothing...or very little... while dreaming big and allowing my desires to float up to the top and dance in front of my imagination. In the Quiet that is January, I've been brainstorming ways to make this part-time homesteading gig a full time one... how…
Coyote Chorus

Coyote Chorus

We've been trying our best to intentionally spend more time with Akuna in the goat pen, training her to protect them and not play with them. The goal is for her to imprint on them, care about them and guard them, but not want to engage/play with them. Her job is to chase off anything that comes near them, but…
If we were having coffee…

If we were having coffee…

If we were having coffee I'd hug you big and thank you for meeting me out in the hustle and bustle of holiday prep!  Then, I'd ask how you're doing and what your plans are for Christmas (if you celebrate) and ringing in 2016?  I'd then tell you that we're planning to stay home for at least the next week…