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the secret life of goats

…because raising goats is not always as glamorous as it may seem, here are a few things I’ve learned since bringing my first two home nearly two years ago. It’s literally a farm at our house. Or a zoo. And some days are admittedly easier than others. So why am I sitting here still craving…

hay days.

Yesterday, I skipped the gym in an attempt to get home early and rest. On the way, I got notification that hay was being delivered at our farm over the hill and I could meet them there. It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas Summer! I stopped at home first and got a bucket…

the perils of being a #goatboss

The number one problem with accepting goats into your life is this: You will fall in love. You will fall so deeply and so hard for these little creatures that your heart will break for their hurts and rejoice in their happinesses. You’ll let them chew on your clothes and rub their stinky heads on…

muddy days

Now that it’s suddenly decided to get all cold and rainy again, I’m reminded what lies in waiting for the coming spring weekends… MUD. That’s right, folks. Soggy, slurpy, boots-sinking-5-inches-deep, mucky, brown MUD. about meAshevillebarnsbloggingchangecity to countrydirtyfarmFarm Lifefarm workgoatsgrowthhard workhopefulhorse farmhorsesinspirationlifelifestylememoirmudmuddymuddy bootsoutdoorspicturespositiverainrainy daysstrengthtennesseeThoughtstransitiontravelupliftingweekendweekend plansweekend tripworkwork from homewriting