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Tomato Pie?

October 1st, 2019 · 2 Comments · Blog

I’ve stood at the kitchen counter with a salt cellar trying to eat all the gorgeous tomatoes coming out of our garden. It’s a losing battle. Thankfully, someone invented tomato pie. Because it’s slathered in mayonnaise, I’m guessing this dish is Southern. All I know is, it uses a lot of tomatoes so bring it on! […]

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The Brief but Spectacular Life of Emily the Cow

December 16th, 2018 · 3 Comments · Blog

The day before Thanksgiving the animals went out to graze but Emily, our Jersey cow, was nowhere to be seen among them. I found her lying on her side in the mud in front of the shelter in the main paddock. The vet who arrived a couple of hours later declared Emily hypothermic. With record […]

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Cold Weather Complications

February 12th, 2018 · 1 Comment · Blog

I’m sure it’s karma. We gloated when we installed a new, top-of-the-line water hydrant next to the livestock paddock. No longer would we have worry about the water freezing in the middle of winter. And we were rewarded for digging up the old hydrant–until a few weeks ago. For no apparent reason, the new hydrant […]

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