Summertime and the living is humid

Jim and I had to run to G’ville to drop off something at Tech and as we were driving by the Walgreens at Augusta I noticed the temperature flash up on the sign… 111 degrees.  While I had definitely thought it was hot, I thought 111 was a bit excessive and figured that sign was […]

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Catch Up

-Maggie had her baby.  I had the distinct feeling that she was holding out, but I wouldn’t have thought she’d lamb a whole month after everybody else.  By my rough calculations, she was bred right before I took Nick out of the ewe paddock!  Anyway, she had a lovely black ewe lamb that we’ve named […]

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Waiting

Waiting, originally uploaded by Tapsalteerie Farm. This is my favorite pic from shearing day. Molly (or was it Storm?) was totally relaxed and just sat there with Jim waiting her turn. I love the hoof and leg up on his arm…

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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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