The girls greeted us when we got home. These Speckled Sussex are the smartest and nicest chickens we’ve ever had. They even come when we call them. “Chi! Chi! Chi-Ken!” They come a running because they know we have treats. Even if they hear our door open, they come running. These girls let us pet […]Read more "Chi! Chi! Chi-Ken!"
It’s been too long time since I wrote. Goodness. Way too long. I’ve been busy working on completing the kitchen of my dreams. It’s been 9 years since we’ve been in our house and the reality of only a few pallet cabinets started to settle in. Hopefully by the end of the year, we’ll be […]Read more "I’m back!"
On Thursday, May 4th we went out to the barn and to our surprise Becky had one huge buckling and Charity had one little doeling. I knew that Becky was all done kidding. Her buckling was licked dry and looked well fed. Charity on the other hand, her doeling still looked wet. Charity looked like […]Read more "The birth of Charlie "
10p in Alaska With each passing day, we are gaining over 5 minutes of light. Right now we’re at around 15 hours of daylight and the snow is almost gone. Everything is really muddy and wet. One of my favorite things about this time of year is that I don’t have to carry anymore buckets […]Read more "Break up in Alaska"
I can see so many possibilities on the horizon. My mind is almost bursting with all the things I want to experience. There are so many things I want to try. The only way that I’m going to get there is to focus and dedicate myself to achieving these goals one at a time. One […]Read more "Note to self"
Alaska weather never ceases to amaze me. This morning it was -37 degrees outside. I knew I had to get outside to make sure that my animals were well fed and watered. In these temperatures, that’s about the only thing that’s keeping them warmish and alive. I kept myself warm with two down coats, a […]Read more "My big mistake – 01.19.2017"
Years before I ever moved to Alaska, I saw this segment on Dateline or the likes. It was about how there were tons more men than women here. I joked and told all my friends that I was moving to Alaska. Funny how things work out. Looking for love? Don’t give up. Love is were […]Read more "Winter in Alaska"