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 #17~ Gosling Time

Blind Hog was walking down to get the mail and guess what???  He found a morel!  All on his own!  Wooooooot! Listen to the latest episode dropping Sunday morning to find out more. Goslings are hatching, flooding rain in the forecast. “Its raining geese, hallelujah it’s raining geese…” Garden survived the hard freeze and evenContinue reading “Season 2, Episode #17~ Gosling Time”

Season 2, Episode #14~ Driving Home from Tractor Supply

Of course, when you check the air in one tire you automatically want to check the air in ALL the tires, right?  Well, maybe wrong- especially if you are checking air in fluid-filled tires and the valve has corroded.  Acorn found this out the hard way and long story short, a tractor tire valve hadContinue reading “Season 2, Episode #14~ Driving Home from Tractor Supply”

Season 2, Episode #13~ Hatching Big Plans

Sunday’s podcast tells how Acorn is incubating all sorts of ideas to make farm dollars, literally and figuratively.  14 goose eggs are in an incubator, and 2 doz chicken eggs to go into the other. Plus, pending goat and heifer sales, let the good times roll! Blind Hog continues progress working on the wall sculptureContinue reading “Season 2, Episode #13~ Hatching Big Plans”

Season 2, Episode #12~ Vernal Equinox

Podcast dropping 3/21/2021: First day of spring on the farm and how cold was it???  23F!!! Crazy!  Good news is that it will be warmer next couple weeks, so that will be helpful for the new baby goats- up to 41 total now- is a field of popping white kidlets out in the field. BlindContinue reading “Season 2, Episode #12~ Vernal Equinox”

Season 2, Episode #10~ Old Fawn Kicks off the Next Kidding Cycle

Let the pigeons fly! 2021 Kidding, Round 2 has begun! Old Fawn, 10 yrs old popped out twins. What more did Blind Hog and Acorn get up to this week? The usual chores, plus plumbing and electric repairs. Weather is nice, but it turned out all the crazies in the Big City. Lawdy- all theContinue reading “Season 2, Episode #10~ Old Fawn Kicks off the Next Kidding Cycle”

Season 2, Episode #9~ Sapped Out

The sap run was short and sweet!  Acorn figures it was actually a false run, brought on by the Polar Vortex.  Two weeks of below freezing temps forced the sap back down, and when the temps warmed up, up came the sap.  Good enough for two quarts total of finished syrup.  Impressive, especially if youContinue reading “Season 2, Episode #9~ Sapped Out”

Season 2, Episode #4~ Welders, Plasma Cutters, and More!

Blind Hog and Acorn took their show to the road, literally, as they recorded the podcast while driving to the big city.  They had their sights set on a portable air compressor that would be big enough to use with the new plasma cutter, and Lowe’s JUST happened to have one 45% off, PLUS andContinue reading “Season 2, Episode #4~ Welders, Plasma Cutters, and More!”

Season 2, Episode #3~ Winter Chores and Good Eating!

Episode #3 is going live 1/17/2021: Winter chores mean feeding hay, bringing in firewood and baking yummy treats. How about some Icelandic gingersnaps ( recipe here) and a big batch of elderberry fire cider (recipe here)… And that rooster we processed? 3 meals and 7 pints of chicken stock. All from one bird. Excellent!