Shearing Day!

Lyle gets a shave, originally uploaded by Tapsalteerie Farm. At loooonnnngggg last we finally had worked out a time for the shearer to come this past Saturday. All the sheep (Lyle pictured above) were greatly appreciative, even if there was a great deal of baahing and general confusion among the lambs who were unable to […]

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One-Line-Updates (more or less)

-Maisie is doing excellently.  She’s giving very close to 6 gallons of milk every day.  Jim and I have taken to milking together to speed up the milking process.  He milks one side and I milk the other.  We had our first teat-tiff this morning because he kept squirting milk on my fingers.  I only […]

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On being a recluse

I officially have had enough of over-educated, know it alls.  If I see one more woman in a power-tweed skirt with wedge heels I may go insane.  If I have to deal with appalling manners from people who should know better I think I may join Jim’s grandpa up on his mountain and close myself […]

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Last night

I sat down to prep Sophie’s online school work this morning and discovered that she did all her assignments plus tests last night.  So today she’s having a bit of a free day as I don’t want to start next week’s work just yet.  So far she and Beckett are having a marvelous time playing […]

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Briefly…

-We officially survived our first week of Pre-K.  Xander, according to all reports, is behaving beautifully and having a grand time.  His only “problem” is that he can’t remember anybody’s name, except Ms.Sherry his teacher.  -The first 2 days of Pre-K I got in trouble for not following the proper pick-up/drop-off rules.  I was pointedly […]

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