on mama goats, the future, and our endless need to worry

Someone told me today that this is it – that these are the golden times. This is the best I could ever have, and the healthiest I could ever be, with everything right at my fingertips and so much to appreciate. And she was right…she was. Maybe she already knew, and maybe she didn’t, but…

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the secret life of goats

…because raising goats is not always as glamorous as it may seem, here are a few things I’ve learned since bringing my first two home nearly two years ago. It’s literally a farm at our house. Or a zoo. And some days are admittedly easier than others. So why am I sitting here still craving…

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carry on

So as you all know by now, we have baby goats. That’s right folks. And you know what? They’re better than a viral Youtube clip. So. Much. Better. If you’ve never had the opportunity to just sit and watch a 3 day old baby learn to jump and kick and agitate his mama to no…

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the goat mama tradition

When I was a young’in,  my Auntie Roe was a tried & true Goat Mama. She had a barn full of the little creatures and would milk them for her cheese-making craft that she would tote along to her deli job and various farmer’s markets in northern Ohio. I remember one time she had a…

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