A Give-Away!!! Enter to Win!

Remember in the movie Forrest Gump when Forrest buys his shrimping boat and he discovers that shrimping is hard.  He only catches five shrimp, and the black man jokes that a couple more and he could make himself a cocktail? Remember that old black man says, “you ever think of naming this boat?  It’s bad luck to haveContinue reading “A Give-Away!!! Enter to Win!”

The Guinea’s a Goner

Earlier I introduced you to my friend, the guinea bird. Unfortunately I must report that he fell upon a tragic accident.  My husband found him hanging upside down on the fence with one of his legs caught between two pickets.  We don’t know how long he had been that way.  He was still alive and Jason rescuedContinue reading “The Guinea’s a Goner”

Before and After #1

My husband and I have been engrossed in a trailer house remodel since the beginning of the month.  It is hard dang work.  After hours and hours of grueling labor, sweat, dirt, and eating vienna sausages from a can, I finally have a before and after picture to show off. Front Door Before:  Prepare yourselves toContinue reading “Before and After #1”

Some Help From My Friends

Yesterday I posted about my new, old home and my bucket list.  Today, because I am inspired by #4 on my list, which read “own chickens, goats, cows, ducks, and barncats” I thought I’d introduce you to a few new friends I’ve met. This life in the country is going to take some getting use to.  Pictures wereContinue reading “Some Help From My Friends”

The Queen of the Doublewide Trailer

I have a list.It’s sort of my bucket list that I began a couple of years ago.  There’s about 40 things on there that I want to accomplish in my life here on earth.  And it’s a work in progress.You can read about it here.Actually I’m very glad I blogged about it, because you see,  I’ve lostContinue reading “The Queen of the Doublewide Trailer”

Bird Flu. Swine Flu. Goat Flu too?

On Sunday, I had a wonderful experience of meeting a fellow named Tom and making goat cheese right in his kitchen.Although it involves quite a bit of science and chemistry, enzymes, bacteria, and heat, it wasn’t too terribly confusing.  Cheese making can get a bit complex, but this was a simple basic beginner method. Step 1 is to milk a goat. Continue reading “Bird Flu. Swine Flu. Goat Flu too?”