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Around the Farm: Drawn But Not Quartered

Before we begin this riveting tale, let me paint a picture of the current state of my hands: The best that can be said is…

Half a Fence, Three Times the Pasture

Back when I had a crazy moment and decided to adopt my boys it was essentially the middle of winter and I had a.) a…

April 22, 2013 | 8 Comments | Read the Full Article

Bribery & Building Trust

So here’s a lesson I learned in the last week: I am never going out in public again without a five-gallon bucket of hand-sanitizer and…

Winter Farm Chores

Here’s a little look at life on the farm these days. During the week, farm chores start before the sun comes up, but on the…

February 27, 2013 | 11 Comments | Read the Full Article

Meet Parker & Doc

The scene Friday afternoon as Bubs waits for his new friends to arrive… Matt, from the Humane Society of Huron Valley, was remarkable throughout this…

February 17, 2013 | 37 Comments | Read the Full Article

Donkey Business

I’m talking to one of my friends on the phone last night, and she ends the call by saying, “Hope everything works out okay with…

February 11, 2013 | 32 Comments | Read the Full Article

Crazy-Awesome Part 2: Miniature Donkey Edition

I mentioned on Monday that this week is the one-year anniversary of the most unexpectedly crazy-awesome thing I’ve ever done. Here’s how I intended to…

February 6, 2013 | 27 Comments | Read the Full Article

Composting the Fancy Way

Even though the kitchen at the Liberty House is mostly functioning, it has still taken me a few months to get my waste management routine…

Liberty House: The Future Donkey-Barn

In yet another example of why this property called to me the minute I saw it: Yes, it came with its very own donkey barn….

And On To The Next

My time frame for moving out of the Memorial House and on to the next project has always been roughly around the end of October,…

October 31, 2011 | 6 Comments | Read the Full Article

Like Daughter, Like Mother

Unlike most mothers who got breakfast in bed or a day at the spa, my mother came over to the house on Sunday and was…

The Donkey Pasture In-Progress

Cheryl made a good point yesterday that I gave you a look at the house progress, but haven’t shown much of the donkey pasture. I…

April 22, 2011 | 6 Comments | Read the Full Article

Fuzzy Donkeys

I know, I know, you come here for your daily dose of bathroom, because that’s all I seem to talk about these days and why…

February 1, 2011 | 8 Comments | Read the Full Article

Things Donkeys Think About Snow

You’ve got to be kidding me. No way in hell we’re coming out there. Okay. Fine. But…whaa?? What the hell is this?! Is this some…

December 11, 2010 | 4 Comments | Read the Full Article

Excuse us, sir…

…what the hell are you doing to our barn? Other than just plain making a mess, we’re making a last-ditch effort to get water and…

November 14, 2010 | 5 Comments | Read the Full Article