The crisp cool air is settling in here in the Smokies. Wood burning stoves are active as smoke and fog (it's hard to tell as they look the same) nestle across the valley floors. The leaves are beginning to turn though only in the early fall color varieties. This morning I have the wood cook … Continue reading Fall Is Wild – Insightful Times In Our Lives
Well, it's Sunday and I am taking a little break from farm chores to pen a note to you all about the goings on around here. To say things have been insane has been an understatement. With the construction going on at the farm....to say the lumber spike in prices have not been shocking, is … Continue reading Sunday! Fuel Shortage! Oh, My!
We have been so busy this spring at the farm. Well, the first day of spring is tomorrow so I guess it's better to say "late winter." Over the last few months we've been tending greatly to all the new lambs and kids in the barn along with baby chicks and baby turkeys. We have … Continue reading Busy Spring – An Update On Goings On At The Farm
It's early this morning. About 4 am: A little later when I finally post this. I am sitting by my wood cook stove here at the farm drinking my coffee and pondering. My mind is racing as it often does this time of year. Do I have all the seeds ordered I need for my … Continue reading Making Homemade Buttermilk Goat Tallow Soap From Our Farm
The sky is clear bright baby blue. The air is crisp. It's not above freezing yet. I bundle up with my dog Ruby and my camera as I do chores. I am giving her a break from her puppies (she just had a litter Nov. 24th) as they always want her feeding them. She is … Continue reading A Day With Ruby And My Camera At Our Snow Covered Farm