Monthly Archives: November 2015

Meet Murphy!

Samantha Burns   November 30, 2015   No Comments on Meet Murphy!
adopting murphy

Sometimes the Universe puts opportunities in front of us and it’s up to us to─first realize that the opportunity exists, and second─actually seize the moment and take advantage of what’s being offered. This is something I managed to learn fairly early on, and it’s what I attribute my small amount of─success?─to. I still grieve for Willow. We had a profound… Read more »

Winter in Maine

This is always a difficult time of the year for most folks in this part of Maine, and I am subject to the same plight as the rest of the local population─those of us who choose to live here year-round, who stubbornly battle the snow and ice and frigid temperatures because this is where we live whether we like it… Read more »

Becoming one with the farm

It’s been a week for some difficult personal changes in my life and I am still reeling from the aftershocks. Suffice it to say that for the first time in my 35 years I find myself living alone and it’s taking some getting used to. I admit at first I was a little fearful; my very first night alone in… Read more »

Chicks in the barn

chicks in the coop

Yesterday was moving day for the chicks! At 4 weeks of age, they’d outgrown the large brooder area we’d designated in the garage for them, and are big enough to be in the barn. So with a few minor adjustments to their prospective living quarters, we loaded the pullets very unceremoniously into a large cardboard box, put them in the… Read more »