All in a Day’s Work

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Y’all, summer is going by WAY. TOO. FAST. I can’t handle it. Why did summer have to be so short? For us, it’s been a busy season, and a wet season. Unfortunately, it’s rained just a little TOO much. But yet, we still enjoy a bounty of good food – fruit from our orchard, apples and peaches, and veggies from the garden. Beets, onions, green beans, tomatoes, peppers, cabbage, and watermelon.

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Growing

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Much is growing on the farm! I love watching all the plants from seedlings and transplants to full-fledged fruit. This year we have so many veggies! Tomatoes, summer squash and zucchini, cabbages, broccoli, onions, watermelons, honeydew, cantaloupe, potatoes, blueberries and cucumbers to name most of them.

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Visiting the Old Farm

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For a while, I’ve been very interested in history and farming. Granted, I live on a farm, so let’s say I’ve had plenty of encouragement for that interest, but I’ve found both fields extremely fascinating and enjoyable. When my Granddaddy decided to visit his sister, my Aunt Susan, in TN last month, I asked if I could join him and go see the farm that he grew up on in the sixties.

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Rabbits and a Chicken

Guess what! After at least a year of talking about it, we got rabbits! Meat rabbits my friends, and before you start awwwing, remember that these will be eaten in about six years. We are going to breed them and in December/January, we will have rabbit meat!
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Around the Farm

Hey, y’all! In my goals for May, I said that I was going to post more about farm life. So a few days ago, I took a walk and took lots of pictures of the farm! So here’s a farm photography post :) OH! Before I start, I want to give a shout-out to my friend Hannah (no not this one.) who turned twelve today! Happy Birthday, Hannah!

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I started at my house, and some of our flowers in our flower field have been popping up. Aren’t they just gorgeous?

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