Monthly Archives: September 2014

Boston Strangler

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Tree Strangling Tree What happens when trees go bad…

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Pastured Pigs, Green Grass, Blue Sky

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Pastured Pigs, Green Grass, Blue Sky Just a photo from a walk in the field…

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Ferrets Out

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Ferret in Out House Hope and Ben have two ferrets, Luna and Sola. The ferrets have a bedroom up in the loft of our cottage and then 4″ pipes that lead down through the walls to a tee junction that … Continue reading

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Fall Foliage 2014 – Hay’s Here

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Morning Mists on Marsh Fall Foliage Fall foliage is here. This morning the colors were very bright. This is looking across the marsh field to the marsh with it’s rising mists in the low climbing sun.

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Curly Pig Tails

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Pigs Following Walter in North Field Outdoors: 67°F/44°F Mostly Sunny Tiny Cottage: 66°F/60°F Daily Spark: When life gives you melons make melon balls.

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Moo Cow Sow

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Moo Cow Sow chewing her cud… Occasionally some miss-informed individual tells me that pigs can’t eat grass, can’t eat hay, can’t thrive on pasture. When I relay this message to my sows it sends them into spasms of laughter which … Continue reading

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Moving Dog Dishes

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Romula with Old Style Dog Dish Our dogs eat hornets, snakes, mice and other pests as well as pastured pork. They get some dry commercial dog feed at times too. Not their favorite but it fills in between delicacies. The … Continue reading

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Sows Migrating North

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Two Sows in Pigs on Clover Earlier this month we weaned the south sow herd and rotated 38 of them north to Spitz and Whitey’s domain for breeding. About a dozen were already bred by Spitzon and Tamboarine so they … Continue reading

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Admin Polyurea

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Front Hall of Butcher Shop On Thursday Ben and I applied polyurethane to all the remaining walls and ceilings of the initial part of the butcher shop, what we call Admin which includes the front hall, inspector’s office, bathroom and … Continue reading

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Ambulance Here

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New Ambulance – The Backup Van Yesterday we bought a new van, just like the old van. Well, new is a bit of a misnomer. It is new to us but we are the fourth owners. We are the third … Continue reading

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