Tag Archives: Dogs

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Katya Thinking Peanut’s Snoopy is cute, quirky and highly intelligent. But he’s just a cartoon. Or is he? Much of what he does I’ve seen dogs do. They think about things, they dance, they care, they have opinions, they communicate. … Continue reading

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Length of a Dog’s Tongue

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Measure of a Dog When I get done with a jar of peanut butter I give it to our dogs. They love PB. The jar pictured above is just a little to big for Remus, our largest dog. He holds … Continue reading

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Speaker for the Dogs

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Katya Focused So I’m working in the evening and I hear Katya say something out in the main room. I didn’t quite catch it so I call out “Katya, come to me.” She pokes her head in under the curtain … Continue reading

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Wanted: A Few Good Bitches

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Kavi watching from on high. Our large pack has six generations and over 25 years of history guarding and herding our livestock, protecting them from local predators, eating small pests and living the good life. With our next generation we … Continue reading

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Remus and Dudley II

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Remus Guarding Piglet Our dogs have a clear and strong urge to guard live animals even though they are quite willing, even eager, to eat the dead. Theirs is a moral argument for both protecting and cherishing life while also … Continue reading

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Conversations with a Dog

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Fireworks The dogs and I don’t talk about deep philosophical things. But then I’m not so incline. Rather we talk about practical things. Livestock, predators, the weather, engineering, ferrets, fish, food, fire… Fire… Remus loves to talk about fire. “Can … Continue reading

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Kayak Fun

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Will and Kimsa Kayaking on Upper Pond Life is not all hard work on the farm. Our upper pond is a great place to cool off and play. The reservoir is our storage basin to make sure we can get … Continue reading

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Water Plumbed

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Katya Watching Walter Plumb I finally finished up the source water plumbing with filters, pressure pump, hot water heaters (140°F & 185°F) this last week. Out of the couple hundred PEX fittings only two leaked. I had forgotten to crimp … Continue reading

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April Showers

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Mother is a Jokester Yesterday’s April First is a bit of a tradition around here. Even Mother Nature likes to get in on the act. Yes, we got snow and I know some of you got crocuses and have some … Continue reading

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Kimsa

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Kimsa on Snow This is Kimsa, one of the dogs from our pack who lives at another farm. Once and a while she comes back for a much enjoyed visit. It is always wonderful to see her.

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