Sunday, July 31, 2011


Miss Darla can't get to Maa fast enough

Hmm.  That window is very high up.
Hello out there!
It's Meggie Super Goat!  (Who thinks she can fly!  Bad goat!)
"What's all the racket?"  moos Red, Lizzie's Mom.

Ahhh, catching up!

The Summer Dust has certainly settled upon my blog.  Not necessarily a bad thing.
Though I have to say, since Darla and the Borrowed Farm I can't remember a time when I've been so busy.

Miss Lizzie, my new Miracle Calf (miracle as in Mom is red and so is the bull-I rather like to think the faeries painted her before I found her as I'd been asking for a black and white for weeks and Farmer said:  Fat Chance.  Last Laugh, eh?) is two-plus weeks now and coming along nicely.

Being bottle fed and bonding with her Mom several times a day is turning her into a most social creature.
Alas, no onesies or diapers for Lizzie.  She's to be Naked Cow for sure.  But methinks perhaps a hat or two wouldn't hurt.  ;)

The last few days we have been turning her out and she's quite good about returning to her name.
She walks quite well on a lead and I'm looking forward to this weekend when she has her first job at our Community Festival!  Darla, Lizzie and Meggie (Meggie's first time out as well!) are to participate in our Interactive Farm Animal & Antique Exhibit.  We have Farm Education and a Paint What You See table in hopes of encouraging those that visit to take an up close and personal look at sustainable ag.

Also attending will be my very best animal sisters, Diana from Max Man Reptile Rescue and Kris from Kritter Kris' Wildlife Rescue.  Kris lives with Vinnie the Turkey Vulture who we are sure is my One True Love under an evil spell only to be broken in 100 years.  Vinnie's a trip to work with and will, at the Autum event we all work together, pick Tarot cards from my deck to tell your fortune. It's said that to have your card chosen by a Turkey Vulture is pure magic!

And Diane is wonderful as well!  Though I'll occasionally hold a lizard I draw the like at the Tarantula........
(sorry, luv!)  ;)

Darla thrives!  Oh, how she thrives.  She's turned into a wee human....spoiled but social as a butterfly!
I love her so much I sometimes can't stand it.  My only regret is that I can't have her home.  :(
She loves to ride in the car and is always the first one to greet new people.   She adores being groomed and flirts like mad when she puts on a new dress!

So....that appears to be that.  Summer wanes on this Lughnasada e'en, too hot this year perhaps but the sun and harvest are welcome.

Much love to all my wonderful Goat Sisters who keep me afloat in this crazy barn adventure I've embarked upon.  Would that one day we will all meet.

Fair Winds,
Lizzie gets a hay bath from her Mom

Vinnie, my enchanted Gypsy Prince
(Note the magical orb that follows him.  Coincidence?  I think not.)
Violca Mirola and Vinnie

Violca with lee-zard (and lovely goat hat!)

The Three Autumn Besties Together Again!


Pricilla said...

The publicist loves snakes and lizards...but not as much as she loves goats.

DaneAngel said...

Aw.. lovely blog! And I so love the picture of you with the handsome Myron, and the picture of the Autumn sisters. :) Wonderful wonderful. Hugs and kisses to the sweet and lovely Darla.

We look forward to seeing you, and I shan't bring the tarantula, only lizards and snakes. Muah!

Debbie @ Swampbilly Ranch said...

Sounds like you have been very busy. I love the little calf!