Season 3, Episode #33~ Road to Recovery and a Letter from Afar…

Blind Hog and Acorn are slogging along, one better than the other.  Farm chores wait for no one and things just chug chug chug. Happily, there is light at the end of the Covid Tunnel and both have been taking walks again in the morning, not like they are totally laid out flat… Canning upContinue reading “Season 3, Episode #33~ Road to Recovery and a Letter from Afar…”

Season 3, Episode #32~ Went on Vacation and All I got was this Lousy ‘Rona…

No- seriously, the week in the Rockies was FABULOUS!  Blind Hog and Acorn both lost like 5-6 lbs, crazy good hiking days and wonderful lodgings.  Airports were “interesting” to say the least.  Missed one connecting flight by minutes, but truly that only set the holiday back by 4 hours- big whoop.  At least the luggageContinue reading “Season 3, Episode #32~ Went on Vacation and All I got was this Lousy ‘Rona…”

Season 3, Episode #31~Prepping for Holiday

10,000+ steps on Acorn’s Fitbit and she has not really left the house- all that spinning around in circles!  Blind Hog did the pasture walks, mowed the grass, refilled mineral feeders, moved the goats, tended the laying hens. Geese are watching over the pullets. Chores winding down for the day- beans to snap and thenContinue reading “Season 3, Episode #31~Prepping for Holiday”

Season 3 Episode #30~ Back to Chores!

What a wonderful time with The Goat Man and Brian!  Always fun to goof off and have fun with company. Frank got to look over the goats, see how the Savanna Goat Breed-up Plan was coming along, visited with some other goaty friends, and had a lovely time.  Well, Blind Hog and Acorn had aContinue reading “Season 3 Episode #30~ Back to Chores!”

Season 3, Episode #29~ Goats In, Goats Out

This week the farm brought in 4 adult Spanish nannies, one who was born on the farm 5 years ago. These were the last four goats of folks who started with SteelMeadow goats and got their herd up to 40, but they have decided to focus on cattle and making hay. The goats are calm,Continue reading “Season 3, Episode #29~ Goats In, Goats Out”

Season 3, Episode #28~ Back on the Roof

The good news is that the farm received rain, bad news is that there are still a couple leaky spots on the roof but hopefully Blind Hog and Acorn are getting them figured out. A few more forays onto the sheet metal might be needed, but they will see how the next rain is handled.Continue reading “Season 3, Episode #28~ Back on the Roof”

Season 3, Episode #27~ Attic Work, Kid Sales and Chicks-a-Poppin’

Yay!  Blind Hog got several things done this week- attic fan installed in one day, cows moved from west to east fields,  seventeen doelings sold to a single buyer, laying hen peeps purchased.  AND Acorn is most excited about the livestock ultrasound device she can use to check goats for pregnancy.   No more guessing,Continue reading “Season 3, Episode #27~ Attic Work, Kid Sales and Chicks-a-Poppin’”

Season #, Episode #26~ Acorn Returns, Back Into the Attic!

Acorn spent a few days at the Florida house repainting a couple rooms, fixing a few things, and being a general-all-around-handyman. Back at the farm, she and Blind Hog are back in the attic preparing to install a louvered gable vent and attic fan.  So exciting! Was unusually cool today (upper 60’s) at the farmContinue reading “Season #, Episode #26~ Acorn Returns, Back Into the Attic!”

Season 3, Episode #25~ Up on the Rooooof

Our favorite farmers turned into roof repair techs this past week- hard to turn down an opportunity to save cash.  $1,400 repair estimate from one company, but when Blind Hog and Acorn could score the materials for $300?  Of course!  They did it themselves!  Good news is that the roof ridge has been replaced andContinue reading “Season 3, Episode #25~ Up on the Rooooof”

Season 3, Episode #23~ Mobile Kid Feeder

Acorn will once again be leaving Blind Hog to man the conn while she is gone to Florida to do estate things, namely selling the car.  He and Sam will be left with a fridge full of goodies, but NO black rice ramen noodles with crispy broccoli and ham.  Apparently Blind Hog was not impressedContinue reading “Season 3, Episode #23~ Mobile Kid Feeder”