4H, anxiety/depression, Country Living, Farm Life, mental health

Bucolic

Okay followers, like I said in my previous post, I’m going to work harder at being more consistent with my posts. Of course, they probably won’t have much direction...a reflection of my scattered brain. Seems fitting, right? Last week was a quiet one but we were making some adjustments on our modest farmstead. My parents,… Continue reading Bucolic

Country Living, Farm Life, Uncategorized

Twist in the Plan

The plan was to get through December blogging every day with a given prompt. As it has a tendency to do, life got in the way in a very big, very chaotic and very unexpected way. We have...hm...HAD...a herd of 11 goats with one clearly looking like she was going to drop babies at any… Continue reading Twist in the Plan

Farm Life, Self-Sustaining

It Started so Simple

It started so simple - four baby goats, a little bit of land, a couple bottles. One year later, there is no simplicity. None. Not even a trace of what simplicity there used to be. I’ve been MIA again...for several reasons. A major one being...the mess that is politics. It hasn’t calmed. Not even a… Continue reading It Started so Simple

Country Living, Farm Life

The Crazy Goat Lady

I'm going to own this title. Seriously...own it. I'm one batch of oatmeal molasses cookies away from certifiable. But I love it. Wow, do I ever love it. If you would have told me four years ago that I would truly enjoy raising goats and immerse myself in every chore that came with it, including… Continue reading The Crazy Goat Lady

Farm Life, Uncategorized

No Sugar Coating here

Such a serious title for a blog post, right? I really hesitated on blogging in light of all of the recent unfortunate events taking place on our farmstead. No one wants to speak the hard truths that come with raising livestock. They want to post the happy pictures of broody hens, thriving livestock and abundant… Continue reading No Sugar Coating here

Country Living, Farm Life, Writing

Spring has Sprung

Holy ick, I haven't written in forever. FOREVER. I've had plenty to write about. There's no lack of excitement in my life unless you're not a mom and not running a small farmstead and understand what it means to close down a bar, go to an after party, cliff dive, sky dive...anything with the word… Continue reading Spring has Sprung