Monthly Archives: April 2006

Moose Skeleton

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About a month ago Kita said there was something interesting up the road. Ben, Kia and I walked out to see what was up. About 2,000 feet down the road Kita led us up into the woods for a couple … Continue reading

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Snack Time

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Kia, in the background, has brought along a snack for our walk down the road. Her sister Kita considered the chunk of cheese but decided against challenging Kia for it. Despite the fact that Kita is nearly twice Kia’s size … Continue reading

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Mystery Photo 20060420

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Who dun-it? Click the picture for another clue. Leave conclusions in comments… 66째F/34째F Sunny

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How to Brine a Ham

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That ham is from an uncut boar and a delicious Easter Ham he was. The first bite was mouth watering ecstasy. A true soothing of the pallet and soul as my taste buds gave thanks for this pig I had … Continue reading

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Fields of Pastured Pigs

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This is the larger image from which I took my April header for the blog. I had walked out in the field to check the animals and the pigs and sheep were spread out making it look very idyllic. I … Continue reading

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Signs of Spring

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The pig pond peepers piped out their shrill calls all day long while we worked on fencing in the warm spring sun. Their mating song is one of those sure signs of spring. We have finally lost almost all of … Continue reading

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Vermont State House at Night

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Last night our family went to Montpelier to testify at the public hearing about Premise ID at the State House. There was an amazing turnout. There were about seven people who testified that we should have Premise ID and Animal … Continue reading

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Camouflage

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When the dogs hold still they tend to blend. Cinnamon, who stands out reasonably well in the above photo vanishes when the fall leaves are on the ground. Lili, Tika and Hagrid vanish in the snow like polar bears in … Continue reading

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Booth Acres Dairy

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This is a grain truck delivering to the Booth Acres Dairy. I took this photo when we went over to watch him deliver. I was curious about how the truck worked. We were at Booth Bros. Dairy to pickup milk … Continue reading

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Mystery Photo 20060404

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Today was a typical April spring day – we got six inches of snow. That’s more like it! It is a relief to know Mother Nature still has her sense of humor after this weird spring with its Global Warming … Continue reading

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