Browsing Archive: October, 2013

Prepping....for spring

Posted by xoxo Michelle on Friday, October 18, 2013,
    A week ago Matt and I found a Bobcat skid steer on Craigslist that was just right for us and we could afford without a loan (hugely important when farming).  Today Matt decided to take the Bobcat out back to our small wooded area and clean it out as it used to be some one's dumping ground.  There is everthing from parts of old cars, tractors, disks for plowing, stoves, toys, tons of buckets, bottles and cans.  There is even an old playhouse that was built back there.  So naturally I was p...
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Treading water without a pool

Posted by Michelle on Thursday, October 10, 2013,
    Lately this farm chica feels a bit like she's treading water without a pool!  Between the day to day chores, responsibility, keeping up with inventory, laundry, a busy toddler, and a ten year old with homework and a busy schedule it can be tough to keep up.  Matt and I have tons of projects to handle before the snow hits, which could be tomorrow in upstate NY, or could be around Christmas, you never know!
    We are finishing up the high tensile fence for the goats and then will move on to...
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It's hard to say goodbye...

Posted by Michelle on Friday, October 4, 2013,
    One thing we have noticed about our fairly new farm life is the frequency we have to deal with loss.  Our families are no strangers at having to say good bye.  Matt comes to the farm a retired army vet who has lost friends both stateside and abroad, I come as an army widow who bred dogs for the last ten years and aside from the obviously loss of Birdy's dad, have had to say good bye to some very sweet and too young canine souls in my past.  Most people at some time or another suffer loss....
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