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I didn’t know what a grye was until, my artist friend, Robert, went on this research “vacation” to visit one. The sailing vessel, The Sea Dragon, is rounding the cape of South America. He’s concerned about the environment, too, just as much as we are at Cloud 9 Farm. We recycle plastic, glass, cardboard, paper and food scraps for chickens. But more importantly, we think [ MORE » ]
So you think all eggs come in perfect elliptical medium to jumbo sizes? Not so. There are often eggs with a slightly hour glass shape, jumbo double yolkers (ouch), some with several shades of brown on the shell, and even an occasional shell-less egg. This egg, gathered yesterday, is less than half the size. Young chickens lay these sort of as a warm up [ MORE » ]
What makes a farmer feel wealthy in the winter? A. barn full of hay B. freezer full of beef, veggies C. seasoned firewood under cover D. all of the above
When the weather looks like this…you don’t mind staying inside and cleaning out a closet or two, watching a TV show you usually wouldn’t in the middle of the day, but mostly ahh-ing over snow defined views from the warmth of the house… or even sorting those receipts for the dreaded tax 1040. But now these snows have melted, it’s past Ground Hog day [ MORE » ]
On the first day of spring, March 20th this year, the sun rises right over the tippy top of Little Pisgah mountain from Cloud 9 Properties. Click the link to see other views. But, this is just a week and 2 days later, and look how much it’s moved to the northeast. I’ll take another photo on the longest day of the year (June [ MORE » ]
Colors and feelings…doesn’t bright grass green and daffodil yellow just make you feel fresh, alive, and healthy? Of course! Coming to the mountains SHOULD make you feel like that all year long. So, come! Here’s a photo of a side of Cloud 9 Relaxation Home. 4 bedrooms for a great family reunion spot.
“Or, should I say, poolishicious polliwogs, Quack, Quack!” Yeah, that’s Mr. and Mrs. Woodduck thanking me for brunch at Peterson Pond. Here’s the story: While doing some swamp drainage in the cow pasture, we noticed some gelatinous globs of what must be tree frog eggs. Knowing that they would soon be covered with a culvert, a rescue plan immediately took shape. Grab the vacation [ MORE » ]
I love how the snow defines the landsacape. This is from the “big” snow on Sunday. We haven’t gotten this kind of snow in 4 or 5 years so, forget about the inconvenience, just enjoy it. P.S. – All roads are clear so you can get to Cloud 9, no problem.