I am not going to go back and see where we left off… I will simply start from the here and now.
We have been busy(ish) on the house rebuild, but have decided the outside is really more important… however, one significant feature I don’t think I shared was our primary heat source….
Also, remember these guys?
Well the blonde baby went to a forever home, and Khaleesi is the queen of our bed – just ask her! LOL
We lost Miss Molly earlier this year, but she lived a long and happy life with us. 🙂
And we added Ms Blondie, who had 4 pups….
and we kept Pepper, one of her girls – I will have to get a picture of her to add. I know I have some, but cannot find them.
We have added Goats, a cow – that recently went to freezer camp, and pigs. In sort, we have been busy. 🙂
Here are some early pictures of Mr. Burger
The goats we added:
And the only one I can find of the goat babies from the spring, I will do a complete post on them. 🙂
And finally pigs….
We currently have 6 – 2 are going to freezer camp in Sept, and will be breeding one of the girls this winter and then the boar will be attending freezer camp. 🙂
Hopefully this will fill the cuteness quota for a minute, and I will update in a few days.
There has been SO much that happened……. we rehomed most of the dogs…. we still have one of the puppies, Max and Molly….. and the son and DIL moved in with her 11 yo…… the have 2 Chihuahua crosses and so there are (still) dogs here….
Max became a paraplegic while we were working a fireworks stand (LONG story) and is now in a wheelchair daily……..
Like I said….. SO much has happened over the past year; I will try to find the time in the next week or so to tell you about it.
There are days (weeks?) when I feel as if I am in a bit of a fog; life is moving forward and I am in the propelled state, but that I have missed a good deal of it somehow. I can look back on the time frame and have recall of the moments that apparently were notable enough to remember, but ask myself, “but where did the day (week) go?” This past week has been that way.
As this past week progressed I have had many moments of gratitude. I have been blessed with two sons that are wonderful men; thoughtful, considerate. loving – even while retaining their quirky individual styles.
I have been busy with puppy breath kisses, so I do not apologize for the delay in writing. 🙂 We also added Turkeys and Wellsummer chicks to the fray, and our best mama bunny had 8 kits on Friday… LOL – busy, busy week or so.
We are seeing the results of the kicking our own butts of late
This weekend (well most of last week and this weekend thanks to snow) Kem worked his butt off… this is nothing new, but last night when we finally sat down for dinner around 8PM he said, “I finally feel like we have a home”.
While we primarily moved here for the purpose of self-sustainability (to the point where it still makes sense to us…), we also wanted to have a way for Kem to “not work” – well to not GO to an off property work place every day. At this present time he commutes about 75 miles daily…