August 2011

Our BFL flock at Michigan Fiber Festival

August 23, 2011

We attended the 2011 Michigan Fiber festival in Allegan, MI on August 19-21, 2011 with just our white Bluefaced Leicester flock. We decided to give the Romneys the weekend off to save prep time and showring aggravation, since the white long wools were all combined. It ended up being a fairly relaxing and rewarding weekend. [...]

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We’s got bees!

August 9, 2011

Here’s the story of how we became beekeepers (on a very small scale). For ┬álong time, we had a bee colony cozily ensconced in one of the dormers of the house. Over the years, various workmen (roofers, painters, chimney sweeps) emptied cans of spray into the tiny hole that served as an entrance to the [...]

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