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Saying Goodbye to Goats

Things have been a little bit more difficult than usual here on the farm of late. Circumstances have caused us to pare back and refine our focus, which is to say that money is tight and we are finding it … Continue reading

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When Goats Fly

I can’t believe I haven’t told you about the goat kids. Life has gotten insanely busy over the past month and there has been precious little time for such lovely frivolities as blog post writing, but it is verging on … Continue reading

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The Inherent Simplicity of Goats

It is rare, these days, to take an hour out of one’s day to do absolutely nothing. I don’t mean the kind of doing nothing that involves checking email and Facebook; nor do I mean the kind of doing nothing … Continue reading

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Cindy the Goat (2011-2013)

Cindy, our beautiful Boer-Sanaan goat, died today. She hadn’t been sick and she wasn’t old.  When we closed her up last night, she was munching her apples and all was right with the world. This morning, Dave got up to … Continue reading

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New Goat Shed? Not Baaaaaaaad!

Goats need a lot of space to run and climb.  They climb the most improbable things and they do it without hesitation or concern for what may be awaiting them upon landing.  Their utter lack of fear is inspiring and … Continue reading

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A Morning Stroll

I need to have my eyes checked. I woke up this morning, glanced at the clock, and immediately panicked.  “We’ve overslept!”  “It’s 6:30!”  “We’ve got to milk Cindy right away!” To which Dave responded, “It’s 5:30.  Go back to sleep.” … Continue reading

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Fun with Goat Kids

Now that the goat babies are six days old, they want to explore and climb on everything.  They have found surfaces to climb in and around their shed including, but not limited to, the milking platform, the milking stand on … Continue reading

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Goat Babies! (Warning: Insanely cute pics included)

We were all packed for our weekend in Brooklyn and were getting ready to take the kids into town for a quick bite to eat.  It was Thursday night and we were going to be heading down to the city … Continue reading

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