Category Archives: Life, the Universe and Everything

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Another Year

And all sorts of new challenges. We’re out of the goat world, at least for now. It was a hard and sad call to make, but we feel it was for the best. Relocating with livestock is no easy feat, … Continue reading

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Time and Coffee

Life is full in our neck of the woods. The fight is on – against squash bugs, against encroaching grass, against sin in life, for better food, for better lives, for holier lives. In a small farm that’s a sideline, … Continue reading

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Itinerant Postings

I foster no excuses.  As with many today, life is busy.  I will in no wise complain, however, since God has continued to provide for my family.  For that I am truly thankful.  But in a house with a large … Continue reading

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Why

Justification.  It’s something we all do.  We justify our actions all the time, if not to someone else, to ourselves for certain.  And after the past week of fighting with the amorous buck, I question myself, my sanity, my motives. … Continue reading

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Herd Management, Scripture, and Gardening

It’s been quite a while since I dropped by, or even stopped long enough to gather a few thoughts together.  It’s almost July, and there’s still so much to be done.  We made it through kidding season without incident.  The … Continue reading

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The Herd – Conclusion

The herd stabilization is now complete.  In total, we had nine kids, the last when our two-year old Toggenburg kidded on February 20th.  We sold one doe with kids to a friend so they could start milking.  Now, we have four does … Continue reading

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The Herd

The herd had grown in the past month.  Eight more kids, four sets of twins, now prance and bounce around the pen.  Here are a few pics of the caprine critters.  More will show up later.

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Update on Writing

Well, my previous post on writing out scripture has been lingering here for long enough.  Truth be told, I’ve not put the effort I planned into this.  But, that comes with life when you are the father of five.  There’s … Continue reading

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Goat Update

Well, finally, I made it out during daylight hours with a camera. I’ve been aiming to document the new shelters I’ve been building hoop houses for shelter: one for hay and two for the goats. I can’tcurrently find the site … Continue reading

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A Fortuitous Meeting

Near to us, 145 years ago today, three days prior to the signing of the peace in Appomattox Courthouse, the Union army blocked the retreat of the Confederates leaving Richmond and Petersburg, forcing the Battle of Sayler’s Creek.  As the … Continue reading

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