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Entries Tagged as 'goats'

Things Sure Change Fast Around Here

April 6th, 2016 · 1 Comment · farming

It’s official: We’ve had more snow since spring started than in any of the so-called winter months this season. It couldn’t happen at a worse time. All our ewes had just given birth or were about to when this latest “polar vortex” struck. And we were feeling so smug, watching the grass go green. This […]

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Curiouser and Curiouser

December 4th, 2015 · 1 Comment · rural life

I did my civic duty yesterday. I reported the Craigslist scam to our local sheriff’s office and destroyed the phony $2,200 check that had been sent to me by the perpetrators. But after I ran the check through the shredder, I wondered if there was anything more to learn about this scheme. I went back […]

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Craigslist Goat Scam

December 3rd, 2015 · 2 Comments · Blog, farming

I recently advertised some of our young goats for sale on Craigslist here in Upstate New York. Call me crazy, but it never occurred to me that trying to sell a $150 goat would expose me to internet fraud. I must have gotten a couple of the email responses confused because one of them apologized […]

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