Monthly Archives: January 2011

Kitchen sink 1, Andrew 0.

I have once again been “schooled” (as the kids would say) by yet another piece of household machinery.  Or rather, household physics.  Sinks scare me.  If they overflow, at best, they can create a messy situation.  At worst, they can … Continue reading

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Llamas, beautiful llamas.

Today the llamas arrived.  On the left is Richard, the sweet husband of Hyacinth, a sassy and diva-esque llama.  We were told she was a “brat.”  I’m not really sure what that means.  She does eat all the food, and … Continue reading

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Build it and they will come.

The “starter” barn is complete.  And here are few immediate observations. 1) It’s quite tall.  There’s room for giraffe!  And I’ve always wanted to ride one! 2) It’s open at the top through the overhang.  Great for the summer as … Continue reading

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Loss and Rebirth.

Sadly, as we were busy embracing the New Year at Orchard House, on New Years Day, we lost an immediate family member. As we continue to grieve his loss, I am reminded of the cycle of birth and death ever … Continue reading

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