…when your baby goat goes missing

When your baby goat goes missing, you’ll probably never get an answer. You’ll wander in the woods for hours, scraping your legs, brushing against ivy and oak, pulling spiderwebs from your hair, trying to catch the ticks and beat off the mosquitoes, but you won’t find her. You’ll call out her name and remember she…

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on mothering:

I’m not a mom. Not yet, at least. I’ve got a pasture full of 13 babies that have brought me to tears with their first breaths, but none of them are truly mine. In fact, I can barely get my hands on them, but I love them just the same. Because that’s what being a…

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the perils of being a #goatboss

The number one problem with accepting goats into your life is this: You will fall in love. You will fall so deeply and so hard for these little creatures that your heart will break for their hurts and rejoice in their happinesses. You’ll let them chew on your clothes and rub their stinky heads on…

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