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Fraggle, the little orphan lamb from last year who was accidentally tupped by Kenny the jumping ram, had her baby on Monday evening.

It was not an easy labour. 337 more words


Being Born

Being born is quite tiring I imagine. Helping out with the being born bit is also tiring, especially if all the ewes decide that the… 294 more words

Learning Curve

Friday's Farm: Death on the Farm

My sweet, blind Henny passed away this past week from what I believe was congestive heart failure. She was older, and I knew the inevitable was coming. 1,025 more words


Last Dance

Yesterday was a glorious day and the baby goats spent it outdoors playing on the climbing objects and dancing.

This was good, because as fate would have it, it was Esme’s last day. 230 more words


Preach the Word and Love the People

I will never forget a conversation I had with one of my seminary professors shortly before I graduated. I had already accepted a call to serve as pastor of a small rural church in Ohio and was eager to hear what he (a former pastor) had to say. 471 more words

Pastoral Ministry

Good Friends Get It Sorted

I remembered two important things yesterday: dog metacam is good for inflammation and pain relief in goats, if you can’t get to a vet; positive encouragement from a friend can make you believe in yourself again (and your crazy projects). 594 more words


Kanelbullar - Swedish Cinnamon Rolls

I have been making quite a few Swedish yeast-based pastries recently – practice for the food truck, or because I am greedy.

These I made yesterday and I may have had three for breakfast this morning. 273 more words