Farm Tales

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Maybelline, the Drama Queen.

Posted by MaryAnn the FarmWife on August 2, 2016 at 8:05 AM Comments comments (3)

We have a calf. A fine handsome bull calf. Getting this fine handsome bull calf born was a bit of a challenge.

This was a special calf, and John has been waiting for it, rather impatiently. Maybelline was due on the 20th of July. John started sleeping out in the barn on the 15th. He wasn’t really sleeping in the barn, but in the back of my Subaru, parked next to Maybelline’s paddock. The funny part is that John sleeps so soundly, that I went out about three or four times a n...

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Jak, The Llama

Posted by MaryAnn the FarmWife on June 3, 2016 at 7:35 AM Comments comments (0)

We are saddened to be sharing the news of Jak, the Llama’s passing. Ironically, Jak, became the namesake of our farm.

Jak, our notoriously unfriendly llama, was a venerable 19 year old llama who diligently watched over our front paddocks. He would stalk over and watch people, and especially their dogs, come and go from the farmstand. As an inside joke, we began to refer to it as Jaklamas Farmstand. The name st...

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