Unexpectedly, my husband lost his job last week. This causes all the usual panic and monetary considerations, and we certainly are no different. Fortunately, we started looking around and realized that we were not too badly off. In January we chose to slaughter all of our pigs due to the nuisance they had become; the freezer still contains many, many pounds of pork. We have eggs … Continue reading the story "Now it’s for real"
Monthly Archives for April, 2015
A Sad Happening
As often happens with folks who were not raised on farms, we find ourselves learning new things on a daily basis. This lesson revolves around our rabbits. While I had a number of different pets as a child, rabbits were not welcome in our household, so I have little knowledge and now just a year of experience with them. Compared to my knowledge of dogs, … Continue reading the story "A Sad Happening"