Category: Possum

Boys and their Possum

You have to watch where you go around here.  While you’re watching out for cow patties and turkey droppings, you should keep your eye out for the boy’s latest project hanging out behind the shed….ready to jump out and scare…

It’s a Beauty, Mom!!

Our 8 year old bought a trap with his birthday money.  Since then he has been learning the ropes of how to trap like his big brothers.  They trap possum usually…possum that like to come closer to the house and…

Farm Life: Highs and Lows Part III

Beth already spilt the beans as they say.  But, today was another exciting day on the farm with many lessons in the ups and downs of life. It started off very “low” in the early hours of the morning.  You…

A real boni fide coon hound

As I mentioned in the previous post about our expanding farm, we did indeed acquire a for real coon hound dog last week in an unexpected way.   Ever since our boys have read the Henty book, “In Freedom’s Cause”, where the king…

Baby girl and the baby Possum

So when your boys are trapping wild animals, you never know what will turn up.  This day yielded a momma possum and her 9 babies. Of course the real story is how will their baby sister repsond to such “cute”…