Monthly Archives: September 2013

Glow in the Dark Farm

This evening, I saw one of the most beautiful sights that I have ever seen on the farm here. I was taking an evening trail ride and as the sun set completely, I noticed that the trail and fields had … Continue reading

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The Horse Guards are Here

A few days ago, I mentioned the infestation of horse flies that we have been having here for the past few weeks.  The horses have been absolutely tormented by these flies, which are about as big as a half-dollar coin … Continue reading

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My Little Pony

This has been a banner year for cucurbits in the garden:  the squash and cucumber plants have really thrived.  We have eaten and preserved our way through hundreds of pounds of yellow squash (thanks to Gentry and Supersett) and cucumbers … Continue reading

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What’s Eating the Figs, Part III

Yes, the birds, leaf footed bugs, ants, small mammals, etc. are all doing their part to make sure that the figs get eaten off the trees before I can harvest them, but I have another culprit to add to the … Continue reading

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The Bugs

Remember the Alfred Hitchcock movie The Birds? Well, I could have made my own movie tonight and called it The Bugs. While I was riding the horses tonight, I swatted and smacked at thousands of biting flies and succeeded in … Continue reading

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