Season 4, Episode #13~ After the Floods…

5.5+ inches of rain in 48 hours- THAT got the farm right soggy! Goose pens were flooded, needed trenching to divert the drainage but even better news?  The county road held! Blind Hog and Acorn had a productive week at the Springfield house, ready for appliances to be delivered.  They even took a couple daysContinue reading “Season 4, Episode #13~ After the Floods…”

Season 4, Episode #11~ The Oracle Speaks…

Another busy week at the Springfield house, but things are coming along. Blind Hog and Acorn came back to the farm at noon, ate lunch, took a nap and off to evening chores.  Tomorrow is a “stay at the farm day,” so that is sweeeeeet. Goats are growing, geese continue to lay, extra goose eggsContinue reading “Season 4, Episode #11~ The Oracle Speaks…”

Season 4, Episode #10~ Chilly and Wet…

Daffodils might be blooming, but Blind Hog and Acorn are hunkered in this morning, feeding wood to the woodstove.  Baked goods of many kinds being made, but not to have the farmers “baked” themselves- lol… Goats are doing well, Sam is enjoying the egg-bounty while it lasts.  Speaking of eggs, Acorn brought in the goose eggs from the twoContinue reading “Season 4, Episode #10~ Chilly and Wet…”

Season 4, Episode #9~ Farming and Plumbing…

Farm chores have been thankfully under control- goats are doing well, geese are “a-laying…”  Plumbing work at the Springfield house has been an adventure, to say the least… Good news with that is everything will eventually be taken care of…  Eventually… Cold snaps are in the future but moderate temperatures continue for now.  Snow next Saturday? Continue reading “Season 4, Episode #9~ Farming and Plumbing…”

Season 4, Episode #8~ Kidding Winds Down

Wellllllllll, Acorn is rather tickled that she has not had to get out of bed in the wee hours of the morning.  Blind Hog said he was also relieved, but we all know he falls back to sleep. Farm Visitors have broken up the day-to-day routines, is always nice to see friends. Not only do  theContinue reading “Season 4, Episode #8~ Kidding Winds Down”

Season 4, Episode #7~ It’s Raining Kids!

Been a busy week on the farm- in contrast to the past few when nothing much was going on.  Acorn has been a busy midwife- finding kids, assisting with towels and blow dryer to dry off kids before they freeze.  This morning’s arrival in 14F temps was no different.  Mostly good outcomes with only oneContinue reading “Season 4, Episode #7~ It’s Raining Kids!”

Season 4, Episode #6~ Kids and Mud Weather

Freeze, thaw, frost, mud…  And kidding resumes on top of everything. Twins born yesterday were very appreciative of the heat lamp last night- temps got down to 16F. Blind Hog and Acorn had a couple days to hunker in while it was raining with flood warnings posted.  Tax return papers to be organized, magazine articlesContinue reading “Season 4, Episode #6~ Kids and Mud Weather”

Season 4, Episode #5~ 2023 Extracurricular Activities

Blind Hog and Acorn just don’t have enough to do…  They began to look for a house in the Big City to buy, fix up, and rent as a modest investment back in November of last year, and the Badger will be the tenant.  Why pay rent to a stranger when rent can be paidContinue reading “Season 4, Episode #5~ 2023 Extracurricular Activities”

Season 4 Episode #4~ Chores Chores Chores

Snowmageddon avoided, thanks to Cedar Gap splitting the snow as it approached from the Southwest.  SteelMeadow only received just under 4″ whilst areas to the north and south had almost double! Blind Hog and Acorn have been doing the usual farm chores in winter, which means one or two major tasks during the day andContinue reading “Season 4 Episode #4~ Chores Chores Chores”

Season 4, Episode #3~ Winter Returns

Snow and below average temperatures are on the way, Blind Hog and Acorn have hay chores to get done today- will be the first time in a month the Mahindra has been asked to work!  Will the tractor remember how to start?  Ha! Blind Hog and Acorn are thinking about the garden, upcoming appointments.  AcornContinue reading “Season 4, Episode #3~ Winter Returns”