Learning to Love Those Pigs

               The only “farm” animals on our little fledgling homestead right now are those rough, stinky pigs.  I have been inordinately slow coming around to liking those animals.  They are quite different from rabbits and chickens, dogs and cats.  These animals are the only ones I have had on our property so far, and pigs…Read more »

Pig Day

Y’all, we have finally done it!  We have our first farm animals on the new homestead.  Thanks to our local 4-H program, my Buddy has two pigs.  He has named them Bacon and Moolah since the program allows the family to keep one and sell the other at auction.  Our young man spends his money…Read more »

The Day Little-Bit Won

I’ve written about Jack before.  Our cat, the one pet that has been with us for years. We tend to have rotten luck with pets.  Ironic, because we hardly had any of the trouble with our chickens and rabbits back in the day. “Traditional” pets, though, tend to stay with us only a short time. …Read more »