Category Archives: barnyard

After the Long Winter

So, lets just say this is a seasonal blog.   I’ll admit that I’m not interested in doing much of anything in the winter and then I can quit feeling guilty and procrastinating and just get on with whats happening … Continue reading

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Summer Insanity

It’s been awhile since I’ve brought you any news from our little farm, mostly because we’ve had an avalanche of apricots  and  it takes every second from sunup to sundown to keep up,  leaving very little time or energy for … Continue reading

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And Then an Amazing Thing Happened

The barnyard has seen huge improvements since the spring.  It was only March when we busted that cement out and it looked like it might be forever before the project was done. then we gave the project another push and … Continue reading

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Moving On

It’s quite natural I think to want to only relate the good things that happen on your blog.  But that isn’t real and it certainly isn’t honest.  So this is the story of what I’ve come to think of as … Continue reading

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So, where were we then? Ah, yes…

For various reasons spring stomped right over us and kept right on going without ever slowing down or looking back.  I feel a bit left in the dust, and with the good, bad and the ugly to relate and catch … Continue reading

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After the Dust Settles

Our “help Yiska come home” concrete busting party was a huge success thanks to Robin, Cedar, Dave, Dillan and Orin.  Not only did we annihilate that slab but we did it in about 4 hours saving us some money on … Continue reading

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Update: Boys meet Girls

When I last wrote a couple of days ago you’ll recall that the goose boys, now known as Bogie and Gustov, were in dire straights and we were afraid that we might lose another poor unfortunate duck to drowning by … Continue reading

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