Season 2, Episode #30~ Not Today, Heat Stroke… Not Today…

Starting to sort through and “work” goats at 10 am was about 3 hrs too late…  Blind Hog and Acorn both had to have a sit down before the task was completed.  It was the high, high humidity that was the killer culprit.  Nonetheless, the intrepid farmers soldiered on and goats got worked.  Ten adultContinue reading “Season 2, Episode #30~ Not Today, Heat Stroke… Not Today…”

Season 2, Episode #29~ Not Complaining About the Summer Rains!

Blind Hog and Acorn got the wall sculpture delivered and installed. A bit of unusual farm work to say the least! Good news is that Glen and Becky are happy and the piece looks great in its new home. Now Acorn just needs to figure out the next chapter for the Great Farm Plan… RainsContinue reading “Season 2, Episode #29~ Not Complaining About the Summer Rains!”

Season 2, Episode #28~ The Doctor Will See You Now…

Blind Hog saw an ortho dude and it is all good news- torn calf muscle and he is already doing “all the right rehab things.”  Tincture of Time , as my old MD boss would say.  In the meantime, he does what he can, puts his leg up, wears one of my stylish hiking compressionContinue reading “Season 2, Episode #28~ The Doctor Will See You Now…”

Season 2, Episode #27~ Mr. Dillon! Mr. Dillon!

Blind Hog seems intent on injuring himself, this week it was a torn calf muscle. Oh well, “we see this…” Good news is that he is able to move about the cabin freely, albeit a bit slower than his usual. Swelling has gone down and he can bear weight on the injured leg. Tincture ofContinue reading “Season 2, Episode #27~ Mr. Dillon! Mr. Dillon!”

Season 2, Episode #26~ Whatta Saturday!

Blind Hog and Acorn capped off a fun-filled week by getting up early today to milk goats, pick 4 gallons of blueberries at a nearby berry farm, and then sort-load-drive a dozen goats to today’s livestock sale about 16 miles away. On top of that- the high heat, humidity and intermittent rain showers made forContinue reading “Season 2, Episode #26~ Whatta Saturday!”

Season 2, Episode #25~ Working Calves and Kids…

Triple digit heat indices, Blind Hog and Acorn have been sweatin’ fools. Calves got “worked”, goat kids separated from their mommas. Garden is string trimmed, wild black raspberries picked. Elderflowers have been plucked and stuffed into gallon jars to make “St. Germaine” cordial- recipe on the new farm website! Broiler chicks are something new- readyContinue reading “Season 2, Episode #25~ Working Calves and Kids…”

Season 2, Episode #24~ Sneaky Snakes

Weather has gone from “light jackets” to “turn on the a/c” in a matter of days… Acorn has had some run-ins with local snakes, one of which had got the goose off her nest and was in the process of eating an egg- all when they might be starting to hatch! (well, if there areContinue reading “Season 2, Episode #24~ Sneaky Snakes”

Season 2, Episode #23~ Mannish Water

Busy week on the farm PLUS a Farm Guest!  Dr. Frank Pinkerton, nigh on 93 yrs old, drove himself to Missouri to visit a goat farm in the making, speak at a conference/show/sale in Sedalia, as well as spend a few “leisurely days” here at the farm,  and yes- he did make it back homeContinue reading “Season 2, Episode #23~ Mannish Water”

Season 2, Episode #22~ Clipping the Pastures

Blind Hog has spent the last week on the Massey Ferguson, clipping seed heads off the fescue. Acorn has been in the garden, putting in the last of the vegetables and then went all crazy using the string trimmer.  Such fun! She’s also been working on her PowerPoint presentation for the goat talk in SedaliaContinue reading “Season 2, Episode #22~ Clipping the Pastures”

Season 2, Episode #21~ The Goosie Hut is Built!

Blind Hog and Acorn have been busy- the goslings are growing too damn fast and they needed their own pen. It took a couple days, but as we speak, they are enjoying green grass and fresh air, and no competition with the nine chicken peeps! Listen in Sunday morning and find out all the news.Continue reading “Season 2, Episode #21~ The Goosie Hut is Built!”