Monthly Archives: March 2014

Border Collie Herding Sheep: A Mobile for New Baby

Emmie is a skilled and super cute Border Collie living right down the way in Philomath, Oregon. She and Pocket have had one exchange: through a picket fence with lots of barking. Emmie is more friendly to sheep and chickens … Continue reading

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A Multi-functional Hedgerow and Orchard

We planted our first stand of fruit trees this weekend! Purchased from a supremely local nursery: Mill Creek Nursery just west of Monmouth (wish i’d brought my camera – a gem of a place!) Todd made some great recommendations and … Continue reading

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Fiber Friends Triage Unit

Every once in a while i get really bad news from a previous customer – Fiber Friend emergency! Every Friend comes wearing a tag that clearly reads “keep kitty claws off” but occasionally a certain bad kitty, doggie, or human … Continue reading

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Filed under Dogs/ Corgis, Felting, Fiber Friends, Fibers

Duck, duck GOOSE!

It is really looking like a farm yard around here these days: we added a pair of geese! This pair will hopefully raise a few clutches of eggs to expand our goose population to 5 or so permanent residents and … Continue reading

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Filed under Critters, Geese, Livestock, The Homestead