Monthly Archives: October 2009

Guernsey Giants

October 29, 2009
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Guernsey Giants

One of our boys read an article outloud to the family this morning about cow gestation and how to tell impending labor.  It was quite informational and much more interesting than an A Beka reader.  Then we went outside to check on her.  No baby yet, although, she is definitely showing signs.  We are anxiously awaiting. …

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This Animal…

October 29, 2009
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This Animal…

  7 year old is surveying the damage and replanting the overturned grass. What happened to our pasture? Our children like to play a game called, “This Animal….”.  You go on to describe the attributes, characteristics and description of your secret animal and see who can guess what animal you are talking about first.  Then the…

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Autumn 2009: The Burning Bush

October 29, 2009
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Autumn 2009:  The Burning Bush

Autumn is in full swing here.  We are having a hard time believing that winter is fast approaching.  We are not ready.    We’re still learning all the important seasonal things your supposed to do when living in the country.  One of the big important ones is gathering wood well before winter arrives.  We didn’t chop enough firewood…

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Middle Tennessee Agrarian life in the Fall!

October 28, 2009
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Middle Tennessee Agrarian life in the Fall!

In case you have been wondering where we went…we’re still here.  I amazed at how busy life is.  Fall is already here in full swing and it is absolutely amazingly gorgeous outside.  Every year, I stand in awe at the amazing painting that appears. We have a lot of things coming up in the near future. …

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Fall Apple Pick-Up

October 21, 2009
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For those who ordered apples…..  They are almost here…. Stay tuned for pick-up times and directions to the farm.  I’ll be sending those out in the next day or so. 

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Bow Making

October 16, 2009
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 More on this later… but wouldn’t it be fun to make your own weapons from your own land?

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