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Donkey Tales - The Rain Monitor

Yes, I’m quite a bit behind in my posting as of late. Partly due to the fact that I planned my next post to be about the “ram shack” we are building in order to give the “boys” a place of their own. 354 more words

Farm Life

December on the farm

Right now the weather has cooled off. Life on the farm is in one of it’s interesting stages thanks to the goats. Most of the does go in heat during this time of year, and the bucks stink. 231 more words


The Kits are Thriving

I am so happy with how the kits are doing. They are growing very well. Admittedly I haven’t been able to check on them as much as I normally would. 510 more words


To protect and to serve

Back in September, I brought home a new colt. Just a few nights ago, I was listening to the howling of coyotes just off of our homestead. 357 more words


Volunteering with Us 😊

Over the last twenty years we have enjoyed volunteers from all over the world. Many of them have become family of heart, returning often.We are trying to share the concept that everyone can work toward being more sustainable, a few steps at a time. 485 more words

Hey, I Can See My House From Here!

On our way to Vietnam we took a sea plane from Nanaimo to the airport in Richmond (it makes the commute to Vancouver 30 minutes rather than 4 hours by ferry.) Previously when I took Harbour Air it was to go to work in Vancouver so I flew from Nanaimo to Coal Harbour (downtown) and over the north side of Gabriola. 52 more words


Arabian Jasmine

As the fall has started setting in and the temperatures have been dropping on the farm, I have started thinking about teas that I like again. 281 more words