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Robyn E
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The Sorcery Code Review
<a href="http://www.tomoson.com/?code=TOP116df4c0883d52feae5020013037a2c9" rel="nofollow"><img style="display: none" src="http://www.tomoson.com/images/front/pixel.png" /></a> As an avid fantasy reader I've really enjoyed the works of Brent Weeks, Robert Jo...

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Electric Fence for my Nigerian Dwarf Goats
I've heard that a lot of people have had issues with electric fences when it comes to keeping in Nigerian Dwarf goats. Therefore, I wanted to make sure it worked for my goats before posting anything about it. I have had goats in this set-up for almost a yea...

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Crazy Winter Laying Chicken
In the seasonal world of chicken cycles, usually hens stop laying eggs during the winter. There is a correlation between the shorter hours of light and whether they'll produce or not. Some people work around this natural process by adding lights with timers...

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Another Goat!
Picked up a sweet little goat today. I think this now means we officially have a herd?! Thankfully we didn't have to drive multiple hours for this one! Her name is Night Above Himalia, now nicknamed Cookie. She has been exposed to Night Above Galileo for la...

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Don't be Fooled by Organic Honey
While visiting the local grocery stores and farmers markets lately, I've noticed a bit of a disturbing trend, companies and farmers charging exuberant prices for organic honey. As much as I would like to be able to tell honey bees which flower, bush, tree, ...

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Welcome Wooly Dog Down Zoey!
Came home with our second goat today!  Welcome to the farm Wooly Dog Down Zoey.  She just kidded with triplets so she's currently in milk! I'm a little nervous about having a goat to milk. I was hoping to get used to just having goats before I had to milk o...

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DIY Gate
When DH and I first put up our electric fence, we used part of a hog panel screwed into one of our posts as a temporary gate. It was heavy and unruly, but alas temporary fixes usually aren't the best. My DH finished building me an actual gate a few days ago...

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Yearly Garden Cleanup
That time of year has come to clean out the rest of the leftovers in the garden for the fall. It's a sign that I will no longer get fresh home-grown goodies for another few months. Alas, it must be done. Just look at the size of that banana pepper! This yea...

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My First Goat!
I brought home my first goat today! Her registered name is HBR Catch Me If You Can, but I think we'll call her Chloe. DH and I drove all the way down to Indian Trail, NC to pick her up from Five Points Farm. I don't currently have another goat, but I'm hopi...

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Wide Angle Lens!
As you may have noticed I love taking photos! The camera model that I use for most of my recent photos is a Nikon D5100. Up until now I have been switching between the kit lens that came with my camera and a Nikkor 16-85mm. Today I added another tool to my ...
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