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Monthly Archives: April 2012
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
With all the nice weather, the grass has been growing like crazy. It was Vicki’s afternoon chore to supervise the lawn mower.
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
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
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.
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.
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
This morning the kids were up at 6 scouring the house for Easter eggs. We made them wait for the hunt until 8 when Amanda was up. The it was time for breakfast, chores, and church. The girls all wore … Continue reading
If you are considering preordering meat chickens with us, make your reservation soon. We are taking deposits for the first batch of 50 Freedom Ranger broilers. After we subtract the ones for ourselves, only 14 birds have not yet been … Continue reading