Animals · Farmstead · Fiber Harvest · Life

Fall Fiber Harvest 2015 Part 1

The morning was cool, the trees are beginning to change. “What a great day to shear the goats!” Thought I. Eight hours later, I am exhausted, have two goats that have really bad unfinished haircuts, a broken set of clippers, and….a bruised ooo-la-la. I started off full of energy and optimism after watching a few…… Continue reading Fall Fiber Harvest 2015 Part 1

Animals · Farmstead · Fiber Harvest · Life

Fall Fiber Harvest 2015 Part 3..and a Fire

There we were, my husband and I shearing this lovely Angora goat Hanzel. He was almost finished. And then this happened….. Yep. Fire. It has been exactly a week today.  The children and I have left to stay at Granny’s house while cleanup is happening. I have asthma so I can’t be around all the…… Continue reading Fall Fiber Harvest 2015 Part 3..and a Fire