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Archive for October, 2009

Goat Barn - Part 1

Sunday, October 18th, 2009

Keri and I started working on the goat barn today. We’re building a 12×18 barn for them so they have some shelter for the winter. Right now they just have a small lean-to that I cobbled together which isn’t enough protection for winter. The new building will be basic pole-barn style construction with a framed [...]

Installing Underground Utilities

Sunday, October 18th, 2009

One of the jobs I’ve had on my list was to run water and electricity out to the barn and the surrounding area. Since we have a high water table here, I had to wait until late summer to do the job so the water table would be low enough. A few weeks ago I [...]


Sunday, October 18th, 2009

It’s been awhile since we put up pictures of the goats. Here is a picture that we took today of them, Peanut and Cocoa are taking a nap.

Nilla didn’t want to take a nap but she wanted to get in the way of my picture taking of the other goats!

Cocoa is about 7 months old [...]

Keri’s New Ride!

Sunday, October 18th, 2009

As of yesterday I have a new ride. We traded in the Saturn Vue which was a front wheel drive vehicle and did quite poorly on our not well maintained backroads during the wintertime . We purchased a 2009 Chevy Traverse all wheel drive, 7 passenger SUV. The outside color is Red Jewel Tintcoat and [...]