Saving a calf's life is pretty important stuff around Cloud 9 Farm. The vet said that mother cow abandonment of baby is rare but it does happen. What to do in that case is to immediately take over being the mama. Of course, we gave Elsie the cow, plenty of chances to step up...but she didn't.
Journaling Cloud 9 Farm Events
You can find wild, edible greens on Cloud 9 Farm. Pick some on your vacation to try.
Today there was a Poetry Slam at our local library. A poetry “reading” was described to be like passively watching a golf tournament. A poetry slam is when you enthusiastically applaud everyone’s efforts and their bravery for getting up in front of an audience for the first time to share their inner most feelings. My long time blueberry picking friend, Marsha Jackson, felt so [ MORE » ]
Whenever a new calf is born on Cloud 9 Farm, the renter at the time, gets to name it. Sooooo, presenting Butch, named by two sisters from Florida, looking for a macho name for this new stud. Actually, this new baby face stud will have a couple weeks reprieve before becoming a steer! I bent down to gather some baling twine with camera in [ MORE » ]
or rather…Tiki Head with White Mustache…but it does look like Elvis. Just another winter photo from Cloud 9 farm.
Hiking is really great in the mountains in the cool 40-50 degree air. That’s my favorite temperature to hike in because you can start out wearing 2 tee shirts and a sweat shirt and end up with just one on with the others wrapped around your waist. There are lots of great places to hike off the parkway trails (but sometimes they close the [ MORE » ]