When we left Arkansas at the beginning of 2018, we left behind our rural lifestyle. We learned so much through trial and error. I always dreamed of having the Little House on the Prairie lifestyle. What resulted from my learning were many ‘funny farm’ stories. The days of chasing chickens that escaped their enclosure. The […]
Our hobby farm included a host of chickens and two goats, Leche and Latte. Both goats gave birth to babies on the farm. I learned to milk the goats and make butter, cheese and ice cream from the goat’s milk. Of course we drank fresh goats milk too!
I awoke this morning at 6:00 am before the heat and humidity set in to complete the glorious task of mucking out the chicken house. It is not the most enjoyable of tasks but nevertheless a productive one. I am reminded of the quote by Winston Churchill, “An optimist sees opportunity in every difficulty. […]
Upon returning home from our trip we discovered a funny sight. The hens decided that my hanging basket was a comfortable nest to lay their eggs in. To top that one broody mama decided that her next clutch of eggs should be hatched in that same location. What to do? We have a constant problem […]