Season 2, Episode #33~ 16 Tons, and Whattaya Get?

Hay is in the barn! 15.6 tons! Acorn can relax now! Was a wild time getting the hay to the barn, but nothing is as easy as it seems. Blind Hog thrives on excitement. Last of the market goats to the salebarn. Garden continues to put forth: Tried out the first of the Cornish crossContinue reading “Season 2, Episode #33~ 16 Tons, and Whattaya Get?”

Season 2, Episode #32~ Another Fun Week on the Farm

Broilers all processed and shrink bagged. New Goat Plan underway. Mechanic work completed on the F350 (still needs a bit of parking brake work) and the 17 yr old riding mower has been resurrected once again.  Garden, cows, goats; yada yada yada… Selling goats, buying goats and buying hay. What comes in, must go out.Continue reading “Season 2, Episode #32~ Another Fun Week on the Farm”

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 #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 #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!”

Season 2, Episode #20~ Things Settling Down

Diagnosis is in on the Outback- it is not good.  She has been deemed a total loss. However, Blind Hog and Acorn will replace her with the very same thing so it will all work out. Thank you, State Farm. Fun was had weeding the garden, moving a huge forsythia bush, playing with goslings andContinue reading “Season 2, Episode #20~ Things Settling Down”

Season 2, Episode #19~ Technical Difficulties, Please Stand By- the Computer Had Hiccups

Blind Hog and Acorn recorded their podcast a day early but did not realize that the computer was having technical issues- the recording had gaps, much like hiccups.  Acorn did not feel like doing a 2 hr edit on a 35 min podcast and promises this will not happen again. Soldier though and try toContinue reading “Season 2, Episode #19~ Technical Difficulties, Please Stand By- the Computer Had Hiccups”

Season 2, Episode #18~ Every Cloud has a Silver Lining

A roller coaster of a week for Blind Hog and the Acorn; ups, downs, ups, downs. Good news is that they are both still here to bitch and complain, better than the alternative! A bit of a longish episode, live on Sunday morning. Morels are about done. The last ones collected were dehydrated; works likeContinue reading “Season 2, Episode #18~ Every Cloud has a Silver Lining”

Season 2, Episode #16~ Chicks-r-Hatching!

Dropping Sunday morning- the latest podcast! What is that racket you ask? PEEPS!!! Chicks have begun to hatch; geese, fingers crossed, should begin pipping next week. Blind Hog spent time on the Massey Ferguson, clipping yet another paddock. He even went to the East Field and cut up that dead tree that had fallen onContinue reading “Season 2, Episode #16~ Chicks-r-Hatching!”