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Feed Them Pigs!

I am one of those people the cringe when others chew with their mouth open, make ungodly sounds while eating and flat-out ignore common eating etiquette. 268 more words

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What did the fox say? ... Part 2

Fox: “Thank you, they were delicious”

The fox wiped out my flock. I have no meat chickens and one laying hen.
The fox succeeded in feeding her cubs over the course of three weeks, to my expense. 567 more words

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My Traeger, My Love

We have a new addition to the family!  A brand new Traeger grill!  She’s a beaut!

If you’re not familiar with Traeger, they’re a wood pellet smoker/grill.   748 more words


Home and Land

I’m ready to have home and land, together, when I’m speaking about my residence. That’s right, all I want is an acre of land, or actually, make that three or four if you will. 516 more words


Baby Bird Update

This evening I went out to water fuchsia basket because it was drooping.  Remember my suspicion that baby bird had fallen into it?  Well, I was maybe wrong.   122 more words


New Virtual Program Helps Kids with Autism

CLIVE, Iowa — A new program helps kids with autism living in rural areas access an evidence-based approach at home.

Barbara Faux enjoys playing with her son Finnigan. 331 more words


Bad News Birds

One of the things that I love about our property is the local wildlife.  Last weekend we laughed over a little bunny who hopped back and forth across the patio too many times to count.   760 more words