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hop on pop: a guest post from ron

There is a well-known children’s book featuring the Berenstain Bear family where the little bears run around the house hopping on things–most notably… Pop! That popped (pun intended) into my head when our little lamb Crescent decided it was fun … Continue reading

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a post from Ron

Late summer and fall have been nearly impossible at work. And then This. Week. I’m happy to share a lovely post from Ron. *** It is late fall at White Pine Farm, and the woods have lost most of their … Continue reading

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new chick(s)

Despite the chick-astrophe in mid-June, we decided to see if Caroline would raise another clutch of chickies this summer. We debated for several weeks whether or not to raise chicks again. Ever. Ron decided that he would fix up Caroline’s … Continue reading

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the terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day

I had thought the first blog post after my trip was going to be a happy one. Half Moon remembers me and he’s been a super sweetie. But that story is for another time. Unfortunately, today is probably the worst … Continue reading

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cute overload

Alas, Pippi didn’t make it. Last time I wrote was Tuesday, May 3rd. She died that night or early Wednesday morning. Poor Pippi. The farm definitely reminds us of the over-used phrase, “the cycle of life.” However, it is true. … Continue reading

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new things

Spring moves so quickly and brings so many new things daily, even hourly. Yesterday Ms. Fox made a brief appearance in the morning.  I didn’t see her until she was in the middle of the lower meadow.  Not sure how … Continue reading

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adventures with annie & co.

Oy. Well, that was a bit of an adventure. We decided to let the three chicks out into the orchard today–and put them in the coop at night.  In other words, day #1 of their lives with the entire flock.  … Continue reading

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