Neighbor Herman is putting up hay and Blind Hog and Acorn will buy all he will bale. Find out about haying, grass, grazing and everything that can go wrong. Blind Hog and Acorn know first hand.
Acorn will also talk about her annual wildflower outing that she does on Midsommar’s Day. The following were found on the 2.5 mile gravel road between the paved road and the mailbox: American ipecac, black eyed Susan, brown eyed Susan, butterfly bush, cat’s claw brier, chickory, common hedge parsley, daisy fleabane, daylily, elderflower, flowering spurge, goat’s rue, heartleaf four o’clock, honeysuckle, hop trefoil, narrow-leafed plantain, oxeye daisy, queen Anne’s lace, prairie coreopsis, prairie phlox, prairie rose, purple milkweed, red clover, robin’s plantain, spiderwort, white clover, white sweetclover, wild blue larkspur and wild hydrangea.
And finally, why did Grant Wood of American Gothic fame destroy one of his own paintings?
Where did the saying “Even a blind hog picks up an acorn every now and then” come from? Inquiring minds want to know.
Also, how do euphemisms describe life, and death, on the farm?
Finally, Acorn will ask where do you get your food, and just how comfortable or close do you want to get to the source? People have picked out lobsters from tanks at restaurants for years, but could you look your burger in the eye?
Join Blind Hog and Acorn as Acorn picks up the cliffhanger of the previous episode- just like the Beverly Hillbillies, they had everything stacked and packed as they headed West- what could possibly go wrong?
Welcome to the first podcast from Blind Hog and Acorn- find out what brought the Blind Hog, Acorn and their daughter The Badger from Fredericksburg, VA to the Ozarks of Missouri- literally, out in the middle of nowhere.
Acorn has been writing and recording the podcasts and she will tell you, it is harder than it seems. Listening to your own recorded voice can be a shock- lol.
Blind Hog and Acorn have signed up with a postcast hosting service (Buzzsprout) and are in the process of adding our podcast to directories such as Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Pandora and so on has begun. This process can take anywhere from 24 hrs to two weeks.
Hang in there and we will announce when episodes are live on all the major podcast platforms. Exciting Times!
As soon as the particulars are completed, Blind Hog and Acorn will be airing weekly podcasts. Acorn (me) will talk about life on the farm, cooking, nature- whatever.. Hopefully you will have a nice relaxing break from the world and current events and we will both learn some new things, just as “even a blind hog picks up an acorn every now and then!”
Look for our podcast in Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Pandora- or wherever else you get your audio enjoyment. Please, once we have our episodes uploaded and live, don’t forget to subscribe and give us a rating!