Although I will often see toads among the garden critters, today was the first time I’ve ever seen a frog.  We’ve been having a bit of a heat wave this summer and with… Continue reading

What do you get with 1/2 a hog?

Half a hog gives you a good supply of meat.  From half a 200 lb hog you get about: 12 lbs pork chops 8 lbs bacon 8-10 lbs steaks 20 lbs burger or… Continue reading

English Shepherd puppies left


Three Pups Left!

This Saturday, June 29th the puppies will be 8 weeks old!  On this day they will start going to their new homes.  But we do still have three male puppies left eager to… Continue reading

Ripple and Scout

Known for her affectionate, friendly nature, Ripple is always a favorite.  Her coat has a bit of curl to it, and thus we call her Ripple. Scout, turns out to be aptly named… Continue reading

Cancer fighting porridge

When my father got cancer a few years ago, I dove into some extensive research to learn about alternative cures.  They revealed that the cause of cancer was basically a toxic overload of… Continue reading


Cassandra is an easy favorite.  She is okay with being rocked over on her back and will drift off to sleep while you hold her.  She is so incredibly sweet.  Easy going, friendly,… Continue reading


This little guy was named after the mouse the book, and like that character, little Despereaux is full of spunk and vigor.  He is friendly and one of the first to greet us… Continue reading


This puppy is the adventurous sort.  With black and white coloring and a friendly disposition.  Ranger is sure to be ready for all the adventures.


At two and a half weeks these guys are just starting to open their eyes.  Puzzle is a little brown and white English Shepherd.  Curious and alert he is a friendly little guy… Continue reading