Category Archives: Daily Life

Pictures of the Day: Animals

Foggy, wet day around here. Not much time being spent outdoors beyond the farmwork that must get done. Rex, our Anatolian Shepherd farm dog, behind the fence in the first pasture. The three bovine happy to be free to roam… Ducks…Our … Continue reading

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Don’t Waste Your Farming

Ahhh, the good life longed for.  The rustic rooster crowing you to wake in the morning as you casually stroll out to the sweet country breeze driving you along to effortless chores performed with skill and ease…all to the tune … 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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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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Random Pictures of Life Around the Farm

Well. It’s Sunday. We’re just enjoying our Lord’s Day so… here are some pictures of life around the Trustead. And, two thumbs up for our new photographers, J and S, also known as Helper and Poet! They are helping to … Continue reading

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One Step Forward, Three Steps Backward

This past week we’ve experienced more of our typical wind tunnel blasts of prolonged 30 mph + winds.  Also a violent rainstorm.  Pretty cool stuff but the tomatoes we planted last weekend, well, a lot of them are toast.  I … Continue reading

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Ups and Downs

Living the farm life sure has it’s ups and downs. Let me share some. Up – Rosy our Mouser is very effective at killing moles, mice, and rabbits. She’s so good we have to keep our baby chicks safe from … Continue reading

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Country-Schoolin’ – An Overview

For us, homeschooling in the country has been so much better for us trusteaders. Kids seem to be learning and experiencing so much that is concrete, beneficial and transferable. Though it doesn’t mean books are thrown out the window. Oh … Continue reading

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