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Fall Encore in Pendleton County

Living as we do in an expansive mountain wilderness, we get to enjoy dramatic scenery that changes with every season.  I made sure our house had large windows in every room so we could enjoy as much of our glorious… Continue Reading →

Breeding Our Goats

Now that four years have passed since we first began operating Peeper Pond Farm, we have gained a lot of experience keeping goats—more than twenty months of it to date.  Throughout that time, we have successfully bottle-fed and raised four… Continue Reading →

Autumn Splendor

The early hard freezes we received in late September brought an early closure of the growing season here at Peeper Pond Farm.  Aside from sowing our Winter Rye seeds (which we plan to do tomorrow), our garden has been put… Continue Reading →

First Frost

The first day of fall is scheduled to occur tomorrow even though our official summer growing season ended yesterday morning (Sunday, September 20).  The morning low bottomed out at 30 degrees, and a very heavy frost coated everything from grass… Continue Reading →

Goat Houdinis

We attended our final Farmers Market for the season yesterday (Saturday, September 12) in Franklin, where we have appeared twice this year.  Both of those appearances gave us high volume sales, without which we would not have exceeded our total… Continue Reading →

Peppersass Goes Home

Our new kitten, Peppersass, that we brought to our farm on Sunday, August 23, thoroughly enjoyed living with us.  She is a playful, affectionate kitten that made herself right at home with us.  Unfortunately, our resident cat, Calli, wanted nothing… Continue Reading →


We made a trip to Berkeley Springs yesterday after church to help Michael load a display case he recently acquired into his house.  On his way home from work, he saw it sitting along the side of the road in… Continue Reading →

Revenge of the Deer

I have said it many times in my periodic farm website posts.  Nature is supremely designed to teach us how we should live within it.  The events of which I am writing only serve to reinforce that point. Sunday, August… Continue Reading →


I realize I’m a little late posting this story, but we’ve been very busy lately. Nevertheless, last Thursday (July 30) Barb and I accompanied a childhood friend of mine (and her husband) on a ride up Bald Knob on Cass… Continue Reading →

Our Books Are Now for Sale

I just wanted to let everyone know that the four books I have written over the past decade are now available for purchase in both Kindle file and paperback formats through Amazon.com.  Writing has become a sideline profession for me,… Continue Reading →

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