Tag Archives: Pigs

Kicking up a Storm

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While I can always find plenty to do during snowy days, pigs are prone to boredom. Continue reading

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Let Sleeping Pigs Lie.

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Learning to live with the four seasons is an integral part of homesteading and it takes a few years to know the dance and nuances of each season. Spring, summer, and fall are the busy months, while winter allows a … Continue reading

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It’s Cold Out There!

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I’ve been expecting him. He’s been knocking at the door for a few weeks now, watching for someone to forget the latch. Well someone left the gate open and he came bowling in! Continue reading

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I’ve been very quiet!

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Well it’s 2014 and I realize that I have been very quiet and I’ve neglected to update you all with all the happenings here on the farm. Rest assured that while I may have been quiet I was still very … Continue reading

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Winter at Last!

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Well, winter finally arrived this week in Nova Scotia. Still not a great amount of snow but a week of cold temperatures,  -24 Celsius with the wind chill. That meant a week of frozen water troughs and a lot of … Continue reading

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The Story So Far

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We moved to Bear River in September 2006 with high hopes of self sufficiency. Have we achieved that goal – sometimes we feel we may have, at other times it feels like we have only touched the tip of the … Continue reading

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