Monthly Archives: May 2017

A Month Ends

A month comes to an end. We made our goal of posting here every day. Wahoo! We have an increase of eggs coming in each day AND the ratio of layers to eggs being collected every day is high. Our … Continue reading

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No Breezes, Just Wind

Wind, wind, wind. Does it ever go away? Whistling through windows, bending trees, rustling leaves, and waving long grasses. It really never stops. At least not on the Trustead. A few days ago, in the nighttime, I was suddenly awakened … Continue reading

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Edible Pets?

Does this picture look weird to you? Yep. That is our pregnant dairy cow IN our backyard. And Calfie was there as well. Who needs dogs when a cow can be this much fun?

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Farmsteading – A Poem

Fun times, Apple trees, Rainbow rays, Mink attacks, Snakes in field, Tornado warnings, Escaping calves, Animal chores, Dead bunnies, Inventing strategies, Nests full of eggs — GOD IN CONTROL!!!!

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Was This Really Only One Day?

There are only 24 hours in a day. We know this but today it didn’t feel like it. Here’s a glimpse at our wacky, long day. ~Mow, mow, mow. Farmer, Helper and Comedian mowed a ton of the wild area … Continue reading

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The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Out here in big sky country beauty surrounds us.  Both the sunrise and the sunset were awesome today!  I only caught the sunset though. But it’s not all champagne wishes and caviar dreams here at the Trustead.  We’re redeeming the … Continue reading

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Is the Tide Changing?

How the Lord works. After only gathering a few eggs or so a day, our old birds (the ones who survived the devastating predator attacks) plus four “teenage” new hens we added, we surpassed a dozen eggs today. FIFTEEN. Not … Continue reading

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If We Were To Get Another Animal

I would get another Jersey Cow. Hands down, no question about it. In a heartbeat, if funds and availability turned up. She would be around 4 or 5 and bred back (pregnant) for the fall. If she had a calf, … Continue reading

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How Does Your Garden Grow?

Trustead, Trustead, longing for Jesus How does your garden grow? Four boys, five girls, learning and playing And ten acres of land to sow. They are our indoor garden growing super fast and strong. That is our reality. Trusting in Jesus. … Continue reading

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Homemaker Gets Countryfied!

Homemaker gets on the rider for the first time and is luvin’ it. Watch out! Kids follow close behind on their bikes while the wild one gets the grass cut. She’s officially gone country now!

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