Happy Birthday Farmer!

November 22, 2013

Today is The Farmer’s birthday, so to celebrate the fact, here are some pictures from the past year.  I put them in chronological order, so let’s start with one from January 2013.

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Fowl Happenings!

April 5, 2013

Sometimes it gets pretty fowl around here.  And lately, it seems like the fowl have declared war.

Case in point… our Bourbon Red tom turkey has decided he’s one tough turkey.  Every time I go into the pen with him and the hen, I have to carry a broom to fend him off while I fill up the feed bowls.  Isn’t there some kind of adage about not biting the hand that feeds you?  Seems to me that should carry over to a winged assault as well.

But I’m not the only one suffering from a fowl assault.  Just take a look at this:

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The Farmer & Friends

March 12, 2013

This past weekend The Farmer was out doing chores.  Whenever he stops to rest, he gets company.  Usually it’s our farm collie, Toby, bugging him for a pet.  Lately, however, the neighbor’s dog has gotten in on the act.

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Update From The Farm

April 6, 2012

Time keeps on marching, and here we are in April!  Good Friday, with the Easter weekend coming up.

Around here we don’t have anything special planned.  Some of the family, however, is spending Easter in Paris.

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A man and his dog. . .

February 21, 2011

The Farmer and I were out measuring the pond this weekend.  He needed to calculate how big it is so he’d know how many fish he needs to order to stock it.  It’s not as big as he thought I’m afraid!

Anyway, while he was waiting on me to come outside, he and his best buddy, Toby, were resting.

picture of man and farm collie dog

A man and his dog!

You can see The Farmer has a big reel of measuring tape there we used to get the width and length of the pond.  It’s in the shape of an ELLIPSE, so my mathematical genius Farmer had to use some special whiz-bang calculations to figure out the size.

Now to find someone who sells fish in smaller quantities.  We don’t need lots of 100!

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