The Weekly Bleat

A number of years ago, Farmguy and I hosted a “shepherd day” for his clients and their families at Braeburn Farm.  Braeburn Farm is a local farm, and the place where we learned about Scottish Blackface sheep.  After participating in a shepherds’ weekend class nine years ago, we bought ten sheep of our own.  And, because we so enjoyed our […]

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Signs of Spring

  “Daffodils” ~William Wordsworth (1770-1850)   I wander’d lonely as a cloud That floats on high o’er vales and hills, When all at once I saw a crowd, A host, of golden daffodils; Beside the lake, beneath the trees, Fluttering and dancing in the breeze. Continuous as the stars that shine And twinkle on the Milky Way, They stretch’d in […]

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“The Weekly Bleat: Images of Spring”

In April 2013, my husband and I traveled to the Netherlands and Belgium at Springtime.  While in the Netherlands, we visited Keukenhof Garden.  For those who may not be familiar, Keukenhof Garden is the world’s largest flower garden following Dubai Miracle Garden.  It is located in Lisse, the Netherlands–southwest of Amsterdam.  According to the official website for the Keukenhof Park, […]

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“The Weekly Bleat: Growing, Growing!”

Our newest additions to Green Hill Farm are getting BIG!  It’s amazing how quickly these chicks are growing.  I think they’ve doubled in size in two short weeks.  They’ve already started developing wings as well as demonstrating various chicken behaviors–like scratching for food.  I just love these darling, fluff balls and thought I’d share some recent photos with you.  Hope […]

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