Season 2, Episode #43~Blind Hog and Acorn Go Out on the Town!

Hard-workin’ farmers do get to go to town and have fun every now and then, right?  After mucking about with the walnuts, tending the livestock, feeding the new kitties, Blind Hog and Acorn headed to the Big City to see David Sedaris, live and in person.  3 Words?  “It was awesome!”  Acorn picked up aContinue reading “Season 2, Episode #43~Blind Hog and Acorn Go Out on the Town!”

Season 2, Episode #42~ Winter is Coming, Prepare the Wood Stove!

Wood stove is prepped for the upcoming season- flue pipe cleaned, stove vacuumed out, glass windows washed.  Blind Hog rolled in a couple loads of firewood and Acorn will lay the first logs. Blind Hog could talk for a whole show about how much he loves that Hearthstone wood stove- Acorn is surprised he passedContinue reading “Season 2, Episode #42~ Winter is Coming, Prepare the Wood Stove!”

Season 2, Episode #41~ Not Bad, Not Bad…

-Garlic is popping up after a couple weeks post-planting. -A couple heifers are on their way to Kentucky.   -Log splitter quit but was easily repaired by neighbor mechanic Fred (float needle was fouled) and Blind Hog was able to get back into action.  -A bit of rain fell as well,  2 -1/2″ so farContinue reading “Season 2, Episode #41~ Not Bad, Not Bad…”

Season 2, Episode #40~A Long Week…

Has it truly just been a week since Blind Hog and Acorn went to the art museum?   Sheesh! Since then, the eight felines have arrived on the farm.  Kittens and cats in three barns.  Grow kitties grow, and take care of the rodents! Blind Hog has been clipping fields, splitting firewood.  Even hoisted AcornContinue reading “Season 2, Episode #40~A Long Week…”

Season 2, Episode #38~ Piddly Chores

Lots of loose ends getting done around the farm- hot tub was repaired, drained and cleaned. Purple martin gourds removed and put away for the winter.  Corner fence post reset and fence wire affixed. Hay feeders are now in the yard awaiting new tarp covers which Acorn will make out of used billboard fabric. BlindContinue reading “Season 2, Episode #38~ Piddly Chores”

Season 2, Episode #37~ So That is Where the Bees Went…

Ahh yes, the agony of the late summer swarm.  NOW Acorn knows where the bees came from when she saw them in the bee tree behind the mailbox a few weeks ago… Oh well, it happens. Blind Hog has had good luck with the tractors- Mahindra had a minor issue but neighbor Fred found theContinue reading “Season 2, Episode #37~ So That is Where the Bees Went…”

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 #31~ Acorn Made a List!

Yes, Acorn made a list of most of the things accomplished to talk about for the podcast. She did leave off filling 350 lbs of mineral mix into all the livestock feeders.  They had the mill put the mix in 25 lb bags instead of the 50 lb. bags Blind Hog was carrying when theContinue reading “Season 2, Episode #31~ Acorn Made a List!”

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 #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!”