There is the interesting phrase “wolfing your food down” which is quite appropriate. Wolves gulp their food down in huge chunks and are able to swallow even a whole large chicken in one amazing bite. A totally “National Geographic” moment to witness. Especially when they spit it up an hour later for their pups. I think that they wolf down their food because under hunt and pack devour conditions they must eat fast or someone else might take the food. Also they often carry food back to their nursing mate or pups in their belly.
Phone Cable Splicing
As you may well be aware, hackers have been interrupting the UK and USA internet a fair bit over the past month causing massive outages. Well, as I was out in the fields hauling newly delivered winter hay up to the south plateau we hand another attack on our national information and communications infrastructure…
1939 Arial Photo of Our Valley
Our farm was first settled in 1777. The house was initially a log cabin that was probably sited where it was due to the excellent spring just uphill that was exposed when the settlers split out granite for their foundation stones.
Lady with Her Eggs
We’ve been road building to gain access to fields off of our main whey driveway that runs up past the butcher shop to the high whey tanks and cottage. This involves putting in terraces along the mountain. Part of that is cutting into the mountain on the up hill side. Part of that is moving rock to the down hill side. A lot of that rock is waste granite and marble available for the cost of transportation from the local granite carving stone sheds just down the road in Barre, Vermont. This provides a very solid embankment and base for the road.