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Thursday, May 15th, 2014

all kidding aside

With much anticipation, the kidding day finally arrived on May 7th! In case you’re wondering, kidding is goat speak for mama goat is having a baby, yo! Or three babies in Sugar Cookie’s case. Sugar Cookie’s official due date was May 9th, and the breeder warned us that Nigerian Dwarf goats tend to go about […]

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

diamond is a girl’s best friend

Mimi has been very happy and giddy these days, and it’s because she has a new friend. Her name is Diamond, and we purchased her for Mimi last week. Diamond is an Blue Roan American Paint (blue roan refers to her color). She is 17 years old. I was a little iffy about getting such […]

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

4-h presentation time

Each year as part of 4-H, the girls get the opportunity to do a presentation or demonstration of some sort. They will do this on Saturday. If they get a purple or blue ribbon, then they can present it at the State Fair, too. This will be Annie’s 3rd year of doing this song and […]

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

now entering goatland

I fought for a long time to only have chickens, but then Mike showed up with cows. Ok, cows and chickens, it is. However, Mike had no intention of stopping there. As you well know, we’ve also had pigs (and will again this spring), pheasants (not sure if we’ll get more since we’ve such bad […]

Saturday, March 15th, 2014

gymnastics on a soccer field

Annie had her next to last meet last weekend in Sioux Falls. The state meet will take place next weekend, then we’ll be done with meets until next winter. Her level/age group was competing on Sunday first thing in the morning, so Annie and I got up ridiculously early to drive 1 1/2 hours to […]