Farewell, Mr. Bird, our love bird

It is so quiet in here.

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Mr. Bird

 

Mr. Bird, the last of our two love birds, died last night. He was 15 years old, maybe older. He was a peach-faced turquoise. They are commonly from Namibia, Western Africa and were orphans from the CNYSPCA when we adopted them.

As a pet friend, Mr. Bird was the most entertaining little guy. He could be totally quiet all day long and as soon as :: Follow Gromit’s tracks for more

Personal Weather Stations

Keeping Track of Weather at the Farm

Acurite 1025
Pulling weather data for the farm

 

We installed our Acurite 1025 Personal Weather Station about 18 months ago and got about a year of reliable service until it started dropping the signal to the internet connection. Random stuff yes, but now we were used to checking the weather regularly and never knew when we would have a signal. :: Follow Gromit’s tracks for more

A Clean Slate Farm Mystery

We have met the enemy and he is us. -Pogo

possum
Is he or isn't he?

 

It was dark. Out-in-the-country-with-no-street-lights dark. I mean, you can see things and people and animals and all but, sometimes you need to figure out what that is you’re looking at. It was that kind of night.

Time-wise, we were going into our second Thanksgiving at Clean Slate Farm. Dave and I were counting our blessings for this home, our neighbors, our wonderful animals, and the fact that we were still without snow for the year. As my usual routine went, I rushed home from work :: Follow Gromit’s tracks for more

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