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Amy Smith
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Wife to one, mother to five. Hobby farmer, 4-H leader.
Wife to one, mother to five. Hobby farmer, 4-H leader.

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Could You Be a Firefighter?
    The other day someone made a joke about Sam and his job at the firehouse. They commented that he gets paid big bucks to sleep, watch TV all day, and make chili. I just let the comment pass, but it has been bugging me ever since. So now that I have had t...

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My Kids Aren't Perfect (Shocking, I know!)
My kids. I love 'em, but they aren't perfect. My kids are pretty good kids (if I do say so myself), but I'll be the first to tell you that they are not always good. They lie, cheat, steal, get angry, hit, are lazy, etc. etc. You get the idea. Usually my kid...

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Happy Father's Day
Father's Day is tomorrow and I never know what to get dad. Not just on Father's Day, but any holiday that implies something must be gifted: birthday, Christmas, etc. What do you buy the guy that has everything? Two years ago for his birthday we set him up w...

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A New Direction!
Last year we decided to sell our herd of goats and take a break from that part of our farm to concentrate on our Maple syrup production. With all the crazy stuff that has happened in our family since last October, when the last goat left, we know the Lord w...

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Learn By Doing Day 2016
Learn By Doing Day was so much fun! We had surprise attendees come all the way from Madison, CT and some of our animals were not cooperating with our planned schedule. So we did what 4-H teaches us to do: get flexible and go with the flow! The weather was c...

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Results
No cancer! I don't think there are many phrases in the English language that can give as much relief as that one. The doctor gave the news on the final pathology and added that they don't know what happened. It was there throughout the biopsy. The tumor was...

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What to Say?
What to say. My last entry was in October and seems like an eternity ago. So much has happened: Nathalie moved home and has a job as a baker in a bakery. Hannah moved out. Rachel got a job as a cashier in the bakery. My dad had 2 strokes and one TIA between...

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Bittersweet Moments
A bittersweet weekend as we closed a chapter in our lives. On Sunday we participated in our last goat show: The ADGA show at the Big E. It was pretty incredible to see how much our breeding program has contributed to goats in New England as we saw goats fro...
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