Monthly Archives: July 2011

Doganomics

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A dog photo from April, not August. Today’s lesson is inflation. Katya, one of our dogs, knows many sign lanugage words. That in and of itself is not unusual, we use hand signs with our livestock guarding and herding dogs. … Continue reading

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Yellow Lili

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Lili – Not a Dog This spring Hope and I planted Lilies out by our new mailbox. I had dropped a 800 lb round bail on the old mail box during the winter. Oops. That did decidedly not nice things … Continue reading

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There Be Giants

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Remus Working It is good when your work is your play. Remus, son of Lili, loves working with the piglets. Here he has carefully and gently grouped them all together. This is a natural behavior both for the pigs (herd … Continue reading

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Paypal Not Accepted Here

I just got a letter from PayPal saying that from now on they are holding any payments customers make to us for a period of 21 days or until the product ships so that they can cover any returns. We … Continue reading

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Dinner Bell

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Three Peaches I’ve often been asked if it is okay to feed peaches to pigs. The concern people have is the pits causing the pigs to choke or otherwise get caught in their digestive tract. While it is possible that … Continue reading

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Going With the Flow

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Reefer Slab – Plumbed and Insulated for Pour Flowable Fill that is. Due to a communication error we got a type of concrete I wasn’t quite expecting. Instead of slab concrete we received a truck load of what is termed … Continue reading

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Reflecting Pool

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Lady Lili Relaxing Just a pretty picture of my lady Lili relaxing up in the shade on the dam of Mystery Pond. Last year we lengthened Mystery Pond, moving the dam about eight feet north so it would catch more … Continue reading

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Mayor’s Son

Mayor’s Burnt Out Building This building has, or rather used to have, an incredibly beautiful interior in addition to the beautiful exterior stone and granite work. For a long time it was a bank. In fact it was the first … Continue reading

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9,000th Comment

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Mushroom Stump in Evening Light We have a winner! (Not sure of what.) I just noticed that Chris posted the 9,000th comment on my blog. That’s a lot of back and forth! Puzzle: See if you can figure out what … Continue reading

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HACCP Training Course 7/12-14

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Winnie on Spring Pasture UVM professor Londa Nwadike is offering a three day training course in Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) for meat and poultry processors. See the announcement for details. This can also be accessed from the … Continue reading

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