Category: Everyone Else

Dumb as a…sheep?

Dumb as a…sheep?

I have a routine when I bring the animals in at night. First the female goats and kids, then the wethers and bucks, then the...Read More
4072 Kilometres

4072 Kilometres

4072 Kilometres. Apparently that's the distance from Tremont, Nova Scotia to Niagara Falls and back. Understandably then, some people thought I might be a little...Read More
3 Weeks Ago Today

3 Weeks Ago Today

3 weeks ago today was one of the worst days of my life. It's the day we lost Griffin very tragically and completely out of...Read More
Inside  Out

Inside Out

Many horse owners pamper their animals like babies. I'm lucky to have a horse who prefers outside to in, wooly coats to blankets, and  who,...Read More
14 Years of Gryphon

14 Years of Gryphon

We've known it was coming. 14 years (well, two months shy) is pretty old for an Airedale. It started with cataracts and steadily increasing blindness...Read More
Goodbye Diva

Goodbye Diva

Diva came to us almost 2 years ago in the back of a rented cargo van with her daughter Galina. Galina was a little wary,...Read More
How to Peel a Llama

How to Peel a Llama

After this, my second annual llama shearing, I have come to the realization that shearing a llama is a lot like peeling an orange. It's...Read More
Haunted

Haunted

Tipsy Toad Grove is haunted. Not surprising, really. It's what you'd expect from a house of this age. Most people I associate with would counter...Read More
Friends

Friends

We did it. Yesterday we brought home an addition to the family. Milo is a 9 week old German Shorthaired Pointer pup, and damn, is...Read More
Old Dogs, New Tricks

Old Dogs, New Tricks

There are few things in life sadder than watching your canine kids get old. Somehow we were convinced that with our guys it wouldn't happen...Read More