It’s been a sad few days here on the farm.  If you follow us on facebook, you probably know that we lost one duckling less than 24 hours after the ducks’ arrival.  But what you don’t know yet, is that have lost 4 more of our ducklings in the last 3 days. I’m not even…

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The baby ducks have arrived!  Yesterday morning, I picked up a box of ducklings from the post office. Yes, you can indeed get ducks by mail, which is super useful when you don’t live near a hatchery. Many local farm supply stores, such as Rural King, do carry chicks and other poultry in the spring,…

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It’s harvest time, which means the air is full of corn dust and all I want to do is sneeze.  That mean’s I’m spending most of my time inside for the next few weeks, but I am still enjoying watching the ducks for a while every day. We’ve lost a few ducks to predators since…

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Summer is time for swimming, and apparently time for ducks at my house. It’s also a time full of fluffy baby kittens. What does summertime mean for you? Save

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Welcome to Coffee Talk. Grab your favorite morning beverage and join me for a chat.  It’s already Friday again.  The week seemed to go by a lot faster now that we have email back up and running at the office. On the Farm The ducks have a temporary fence now, allowing me to let them…

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Welcome to Coffee Talk! Grab your favorite drink and sit down for a spell. Email’s Out This week been an interesting one at the office.  We had Monday off for Memorial Day. Tuesday was a bit busier, with some of the new freshmen on campus for orientation, but I’ve been bored out of my mind…

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As I’ve mentioned in previous Coffee Talk posts, my husband and I will be raising some ducks.  Their coop has been mostly complete for a while now, just waiting for the ducks to arrive, and they finally did last Thursday morning. We received a total of 10 ducklings, which were shipped in a package about…

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Welcome to Coffee Talk! Grab yourself a mocha latte and join in on the chat. Duck Tales There will be lots of fun duck tales in our very own Duckburg soon.  Ten happy little ducks arrived at our house on Thursday morning.   Because of the cold snap we’ve had this week, the cute fluffy…

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Welcome to Coffee Talk! Grab your favorite morning beverage and join in the discussion. More Home Improvement Projects Last Sunday, Bert (my step-dad) came out and framed up the closet in our master bedroom. I’m super excited about this, because I really didn’t love having all of my clothes on open racks along the wall.…

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