Tag Archives: Satire

Getting a Handle on Pigs

All New Pig Handle If you’ve been following my blog for long, or even not so long, you know that I do a lot of work in the genetics of our pigs, maintaining multiple breeding lines, selecting for more teats, … Continue reading

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Direct to Consumer Labeling

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Mattress Tag Warning Label Product labeling is taken very seriously by our government. Be sure you know the rules… UNDER PENALTY OF LAW THIS TAG NOT TO BE REMOVED EXCEPT BY THE CONSUMER I realize that the labeling laws are … Continue reading

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Automatic Hoof Trimmer

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Pigs Using Automatic Hoof Trimmer Well, actually I would call it an automatic nail trimmer instead of hoof trimmer but the idea is the same. I don’t want to be trimming 32,000 pig nails a year. It is just not … Continue reading

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Field of Marshmallows

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White Marshmallow Flower (Althaea officinalis) You may not realize it but those little sugary confectionaries that you roast on a stick start out as flowers like this which grow in our pastures. Some are pink and some are white. The … Continue reading

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Slit My Wrists

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Scar after some woman slit my wrist… Two weeks ago some woman that I had barely met slit my wrist. The skin’s closed up and I took the stitches out last Monday. I think it is going to heal up … Continue reading

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Cheap Solar Panels

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The new “Mark X Leevfs”®™ are the cheapest solar panels I can find and they’re made right here in Vermont. I’ve installed them on all of my trees and pastures – complete coverage to try and get all that free … Continue reading

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War Pigs

Put your cursor over the picture… Someone saw a picture of Archimedes opening his mouth and then on a discussion group about war theory asked why not war pigs? That generated some interesting comments which my spiders picked up and … Continue reading

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Building Permit and RAPe

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Corner of Main Street & State Street in Montpelier, Vermont P R O J E C T   P E R M I T Dear Selectmen, I would like to let you know we will be building a small shed … Continue reading

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Pleasing the Weather Gods

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Promises of Warm Weather Fall is a time we spend getting ready for winter. Well, actually, here in the north country we spend all summer and fall getting ready for winter but in the fall it becomes an intense race … Continue reading

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Particle Accelerator Installed

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Girl Genius with New Cottage Space Drive I took this photo from way down in the ground level of the cottage looking up at Hope after she had just finished installing the neutrino particle accelerator in the loft of our … Continue reading

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