Miss Socks the Cat

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We welcomed a little kitten into our family this past weekend. We’ve not had a kitten in so many years, I think since Little Buddy was about three years old. We’ve had barn cats that we only catch a glimpse of every once in a while, but that we leave treats for just in case…

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A Pinch of This and That


Happy Saturday! Boy, do I have some fun stuff to share with you guys! It is truly a myriad of things this time from what’s happening around the farm and the lake. So, it’ll be a gab fest for sure. Ready? Around the Farm Bees We picked up four nucs of honey bees this past…

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Party Like a Dog


Have you ever had a dog birthday party?   Yesterday was this sweet girl’s birthday. Lady is my nephew’s (the same nephew in the much-loved wedding portrait) Labrador that we’re dog sitting for a couple of weeks. It just so happened that she is hanging out with us here at the farm on her birthday…

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Racing, A Duck, and Boot Camp

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  It started easy enough as a fun break in our morning playing with Ranger.  We raced Ranger for on our golf cart around the circle in our driveway, until I had to call it quits or fall out the side of it from sheer dizziness. Here’s how the game is played: We are in…

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  On our way back home from visiting Thomas the Train in Chattanooga, we stopped by to pick up the newest member of our family. He was wrinkled and cuddly and if you’d never been around English Bulldogs, you could easily mistake him for a member of the pig family. A distant cousin maybe. Little…

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Boys and Dogs


Yesterday, Little Buddy and I took Ranger outside to play Frisbee for a little while and run off some of that amazing energy they both have. As we played, I realized that boys and dogs have an awful lot in common.   Nine year old boys and five month old puppies really are pretty close…

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