Category Archives: Homesteading

Abbey Gail

  Abbey Gail Dec 3, 2000- May 17, 20016   My darling sweet Abbey.  My heart is broke.  You were never a dog, you were always a human with fur.  I remember the arguments that Abbey had with Bj about… Continue reading ⟩⟩

A lot of passings…..

I haven’t wrote for a while as there has been so many passings happening here on Alba Ranch that it feels overwhelming.  I know that loss is part of life and particularly of ranch and livestock life, but sometimes things… Continue reading ⟩⟩

Goat Milking Machine and Antique Desk

This weekend we finally got the milk machine put together.  I have been gathering photos, instructions, bits and pieces and all the various things we would need to do this.  There were a few problems with some of the bits… Continue reading ⟩⟩

Final Stone Projects for 2015

2015 has been a year doing a lot of out door projects.  Some stone, some planting, some gardening, some tree clearing, and a lot of general clean up as there has been a lot of junk on the property prior… Continue reading ⟩⟩

Two go and One arrives

Tuesday, September 22, 2015 was a sad day and a not so sad day.   Tessa Jane (December 31, 1999- September 22, 2015)     Tessa was my first Border Collie ever.  Charlie and I had been married about 2… Continue reading ⟩⟩