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Where Traditional Practices & Folkways Endure

Our Mischievous Goats

Although we do not yet have what I would consider to be extensive experience with goats, we have learned a lot about their behavior.  Our Dairy Goats are generally easy to work with and very docile.  However, they do have… Continue Reading →

Another Fair Showing

This year marked the 99th consecutive Tri-County Fair in Petersburg.  Although it remains small, it is well attended and served by local residents in Grant, Hardy, and Pendleton Counties.  Once again, we participated extensively in the fair, serving as the… Continue Reading →

Catchin’ Up

Whew!  It has been a hectic month for us, which is why I left such a gap in our regular website posts.  Barb and I have been working on so many projects that we’ve barely been able to keep up… Continue Reading →

They’re Baaa-ck: Essie Comes Home

Our long-dreaded bout of July summer heat and humidity came to an abrupt halt yesterday as the very pleasant and dry weather that so characterized this spring returned.  July has given us our hottest high temperature of the year thus… Continue Reading →

Marketing Our Wares

Our delightful spring began the transition to summer on Friday (June 21) with another refreshing breath of cool air.  We have had virtually no hazy days this season, and the view we enjoy of our mountains and ridges has been… Continue Reading →


I guess the most common definition of a weed is a plant growing where you don’t want it to grow.  We pull many of them from our vegetable garden with annoying regularity.  However, we often forget to overlook the natural… Continue Reading →


We have been experiencing a truly delightful spring this year.  We’ve had so many days I have classified as one of the ten best of the year that I have lost count.  Oh, we’ve had a few early hot and… Continue Reading →

Our Son Becomes a Homeowner

This might seem like an odd subject for a farm website post, but if you will allow me to explain, I think I can help you understand the connection. I have spoken of our son, Michael, in previous posts, primarily… Continue Reading →

Spring Rebirth in Smoke Hole

The past three consecutive days (Monday, May 5 through Wednesday May 7) have given us perfect spring weather, with bright, sunny skies, low humidity, and very pleasant temperatures.  I usually classify days like them as, “one of the ten best… Continue Reading →


I opened the screen door at 5:15 AM this morning to let Calli outdoors.  I followed her out onto the front porch and watched her trot down the stairs and disappear into the darkness.  The sun is rising earlier these… Continue Reading →

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