Quoted

1.  When Sophie was first assessed by the ER staff they put a neck brace on her just in case.  This drove her absolutely mental and she, in her pain filled, medicinally loopy state, repeatedly tried, begged, pleaded and demanded that it be removed.  It was rough telling her no over and over again but […]

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A Girl, a Tree and a Very Nasty Squirrel

Thursday July 2, pretty much started like any other.  Jim and M were off feeding the animals and I was hanging out with the kids in the house.  Sophie was watching one of her programs on TV when one of my friends called on the phone.  So I sat down with my coffee, opened up a […]

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Catch Up Continued

– the boys dentist appointment went well, although Beckett screamed like a banshee for the duration!  No cavities!  Yeah! – continuing on the farm front: We’ve made the decision to raise Desmond as a beef.  We took care of his “bull-ness” earlier this week and all seems well on that front.  Honestly, he doesn’t seem […]

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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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