Category Archives: Animals

Still here!

I’ve been a bit distracted from blogging lately… We’re on our second round of chicken pox currently. Unless Andrew ends up getting them in a third round, we will have lifetime immunity for seven out of eight Blessings. It’s been … Continue reading

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December This-and-That (A Poly-Pictured Post)

A conglomerate post in which I shall gather “strings” from December not covered in other (existing or future) posts: Dad Smith’s Birthday The day after we arrived home from Florida was Dad Smith’s birthday. We didn’t make it out of … Continue reading

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Sweet Shot Tuesday

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This and That … and lots of it!

I haven’t been very good with blogging regularly about what’s going on around here, so it’s time for a This and That post… Last month, Jonathan and I waited for a couple of hours in my backup OB’s office, then … Continue reading

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Maggie the Fire Dog

The other night, Dad and Mom Smith were over, and after supper Jonathan was holding Maggie, their dog, at the table. He had a candle in front of him and it was so funny to watch Maggie watching the fire! … Continue reading

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Guineas

I realized this morning that I have only imagined posting about the guineas that we’ve had since the beginning of July. This just goes to show that not all the blog posts that start in my head end up online. … Continue reading

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A Fowl Update

Let’s cover the bad first, so we can end on a good note, shall we? We lost 5 chickens, including four laying hens, in one week to an unknown predator. Two of the losses happened while we were gone at … Continue reading

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Mixed emotions on the homestead

I’m sure true homesteaders might take exception to my use of the word homestead to describe our efforts here on our rental property, but it’s all part of our effort to work toward becoming more self-sufficient and resourceful. So to … Continue reading

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Fowl Play

Jonathan came home on Friday with 8 Production Red chicks and 3 ducklings. Very cute! They’re all in our room for now, but will be moving soon. A nice thing about buying chicks at a local store is that you … Continue reading

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The Eyes Have It

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