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2010 Spring Time on the Farm

April 21, 2010
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2010 Spring Time on the Farm

It isn’t a understatement that we have been swamped with activity here on the farm. This year has brought us many changes….many good changes for our family and we are starting to feel like we are gaining traction once again. This spring, we are enjoying all the babies being born. We’ve had several different sets…

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Winter Ice

January 6, 2010
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Winter Ice

  The ponds have been frozen.  Not yet frozen enough to ice skate all the way across.  Although they have had some good laughs at the ducks slipping and sliding all over the pond.   The kids are sure hoping the drop in temperature coming up later this week will do the trick.

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Homeschool Science Lessons from the Frog

May 25, 2009
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Homeschool Science Lessons from the Frog

The frogs and toads are out in full force.  Night time is a symphony of sound.  I love leaving the windows open and listening to the night sounds…that is until I am reminded we live on a farm with renegade roosters who know where my bedroom window is.  Our science lessons are all around us…outside. …

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WHOAHHHH…Slow down there….

April 21, 2009
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We’re trying too.  We just realized it has been almost two weeks since we posted.  For shame.  Good thing the blog doesn’t require water or feed, doesn’t need it’s pen moved to a fresh green patch, doesn’t need a bottle or need to be milked …it just sits there and waits.  We have lots to post! …

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Just a few farm tools for the pond

March 17, 2009
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Just a few farm tools for the pond

In an effort to repair his pond from the devastating effects that the 2007 drought caused, he has been tending his pond like a sick puppy (…like he would attend a sick puppy, not like I would…). He’s already added bentonite clay.  Today, he walked in the house with a big bag and a box and a smile. …

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