After two days, we felt the check was good, and I went to the Hanover Post Office on the morning of the 29th to send the check Priority Express for overnight delivery. We agreed we would just take the $23.75 charge out of the security deposit. Early afternoon, I look at our bank account balances online, and POOF, the $2850 was “returned” – BOUNCED.

read more... Posted 4.6.17

Dolly, oh Dolly

With snow flying sideways, tears streaming down my cheeks, I hugged Dolly around her neck as the Vet shaved her jugular and injected pentobarbital.

read more... Posted 4.1.17

Winter Sunday

Now add in the wind and it is cold inside. The living room is 64, the kitchen is 60.

read more... Posted 3.6.17

On My Own

It was the first time I had ever heard the alarm go off and I realized in an instant it was intended to scare an intruder out of his or her mind. It worked on me.

read more... Posted 2.13.17

Jack’s Pedigree

“Dogs can’t talk, but their DNA can.”

read more... Posted 1.31.17

My Jumbo Time Keeper

I thought, “this white plastic glacier is shrinking. Time is flying! The dark will be replaced by light. The subzero weather will end.”

read more... Posted 1.18.17

What A Way To Start The Day

As I get to the back door, Peg is standing there. I tell her about the rams. “Do you want to move them now?” she asked. Yes. But then she says, “is one of the sheep dead?” Now why would she ask that?

read more... Posted 12.22.16

Strap on a Pair. Or Not.

the suburban weenie in me still can’t navigate Vermont winter roads.

read more... Posted 12.20.16

2016 Tee Shirts

If anyone wants to order this year’s Savage Hart Farm shirt, let us know. $20/shirt, including shipping. We’ll take orders by cash, check (local) or PayPal.

read more... Posted 12.1.16

The Distraction of Fall Chores

A trip down to the neighbor’s barn to load 23 square bales in the back of the truck is further reminder that I’m out of shape.

read more... Posted 11.13.16