Monthly Archives: April 2012

Farewell to Turbo

Today Turbo left us. While we still had longer we could keep him on trial, there were a few specific issues that led us to realize he wasn’t the right long term horse. For now, instead of seeking a new … Continue reading

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Mowing the grass

With all the nice weather, the grass has been growing like crazy. It was Vicki’s afternoon chore to supervise the lawn mower.

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Thomas Caleb Sawyer

We are sad that Thomas Caleb Sawyer will not be living and growing up with us here on Earth. However we are comforted in the knowledge that we will see him again in Heaven. While the outcome has not been … Continue reading

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The Freedom Rangers have arrived!

Today our batch of meat chickens (Freedom Rangers) arrived at the post office and Anna picked them up. The 51 chicks are 2 days old. Since this is our first experience with an actual meat bird, we will be keeping … Continue reading

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Food, Inc.

Tonight, we re-watched Food, Inc.  If you haven’t seen it, you should watch it.  It is enlightening about life in general.  For us, it reinforces our choices about how we raise food and what we choose to eat.

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All dressed up

Anna and I went to Sub Ball. Since we were able to convince my parents to come for a visit, we actually got a room and get to spend the full night away from home.

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Mobile chicken coop

I have completed another chicken coop for the farm.  I used a farm wagon (purchased used for $100) under a shipping crate (free) for the coop.  The shipping crate was laid on its side, making a 7′x7′ coop that is … Continue reading

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