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Last week Monday, 30 day old Araucana chicks arrived. These are the birds made famous by Martha Stewart, aka the green egg layers. We ordered them specifically for those green eggs, but not just because they are pretty (which they are). Our first chick order (and subsequent replacement order) in 2010 was a variety pack. While […]

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So you may recall that weekend last March when I got to hang out at Juniper Moon Farm and learn how to quilt? What a fortuitous weekend that turned out to be. I met Susan and her dear friend Amy, both of whom I am very happy to count as friends (also, I think Alston […]

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I mentioned before that we decided to throw in the breeding towel when it came to pigs, and buy weaners (8 wk olds) to raise for slaughter instead. Apparently we’re not the only ones who’ve come to this conclusion. So much so, that it’s hard to find any to buy. After trolling Craig’s List for […]

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Other than some cold nights in January, winter decided to sleep in until March this year. We saw our only substantial snowfall here in Central Virginia – twice. I’m almost never one to complain about snow, and Alston finally got to use the sled Santa left him for Christmas, but it did feel a bit […]

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Long time coming, right? I can’t even blame it on the baby, more the constant wave of sick that’s hit our house since January 2nd when Will came home with the flu. Then we all had strep throat, then a cold, then Alston had pneumonia, you get the idea. And while I may be one […]

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