Tag: farming

My Country for a Barn

When people think of a farm they automatically think of what of these: My property hasn’t had one because it was split from a property next door. So, we are getting one this weekend but we have been trying to figure out how it… Continue Reading “My Country for a Barn”

Summer Catch

As a teacher who owns a farm, I had been looking forward to summer for quite some time. I have lived in Georgia my entire life, but in spite of that I had forgotten something key that should have been obvious. Georgia is hot,… Continue Reading “Summer Catch”

A Bit of a Scare

Some dog owners out there will know what I mean when I say a dog is more than a dog. The logical part of my brain, and the one trying to make this farm happen (at this point just trying to break even!) knows… Continue Reading “A Bit of a Scare”

A Mystery Solved

After working in camp barns over the years, I have encountered a huge variety of horse breeds. To name a few I’ve worked with Quarter Horses, Thoroughbreds, Percherons, Appaloosas, Arabians, Haflingers, Welsh Ponies, Belgians, POAs, Warmbloods, TWH, and quite a few others. I mention… Continue Reading “A Mystery Solved”

From the Heart

Many don’t know I have a godson. He is an adult with special needs. I find that being a part of his life has been one of the better blessing in my life. Today I am finally going to share the story of what… Continue Reading “From the Heart”

Safety First- For a REASON

  I am writing today to share a PSA reminder on why safety comes first, in the hopes that it will help others and they won’t need my good fortune. So a fun fact about Holly that you probably don’t know: she is an… Continue Reading “Safety First- For a REASON”

Tying Up Loose Ends

The finale of the Tractor Saga: Our poor sales guy and service manager helped as much as they could and I want to plug them because they did the best they could. The problem was the manager wasn’t there nearly any time I called.… Continue Reading “Tying Up Loose Ends”

The Tractor Saga

So, its been a bit crazy in the last couple of days in relation to what I am about to tell you about. When last we talked there was the crime report. Something happened the day the tractor was delivered. You see, the tractor… Continue Reading “The Tractor Saga”

Crime Study Farm Edition

The Suspect:¬†Eupatorium capillifolium Aka Dog Fennel The Crimes:¬† -Pasture destruction -Harboring fugitives (members of the various pest gangs including the Rodent Brothers and the Fly Guys) -Disturbing the Peace (walking through this is a nightmare) -Resisting arrest (can’t be cut with a regular lawn… Continue Reading “Crime Study Farm Edition”

Vegetables of my Labors

We put in our first garden at the new house this spring. I will update this specific post tomorrow or later today with pictures. I am writing this from the comfort of my couch on my laptop because it is the middle of the… Continue Reading “Vegetables of my Labors”