Our Spring 2021 Hawaii Homestead Update – So far 2021 has given us many opportunities to learn new skills and develop others. Our glass has been more than half full. We’ve added to our homestead family – two lop eared rabbits – Ms. Flopsy and Mr. Dill Pickle. We have harvested our first crops of […]
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. […]