Monthly Archives: March 2012

Cheese Notes

I haven’t posted about my cheese-making efforts in quite awhile, but we are enjoying a wide variety of cheeses made from goat milk.  It still amazes me that even though these cheeses are, for the most part, made with pretty much the same … Continue reading

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Meanwhile Back at the Ranch

So far work on the “farm” has been limited to weekends, but we still have a house, chickens, cats and a garden to tend to when we are home.  M works and commutes about 12 -15 hours a day during the … Continue reading

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When You’re Just Too Tired to Care

I still can’t believe it, but we got the rest of the trees planted this past weekend and we were even able to leave early on Sunday so M could rest up before hitting the terrible grind that is his day … Continue reading

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It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time

I don’t know why 200 didn’t sound like an unmanageable number of trees to get planted in two weekends. Right now it sounds downright ridiculous. We had just closed the deal on the property and the local Conservation Districts Native Plant … Continue reading

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