Posts Tagged ‘soap’

Holy crap, it has been almost a month since my last post.  I have started a few:  one with a slide show of the photos from the photography extravaganza but I could not get the slide show to work on here.  So I was frustrated and gave up.  The second one was about rendering tallow.  It was late and I was done with fat.  One or both may eventually make it onto here.

Things seem to interrupt my blogging; lack of computer ability, inattention to a subject that I probably have spent way too much time participating in and am sick of  done with or the good stuff ; like family and friends and spending time with them.

Or work.  Work is a bit of both the good and not so good some days.  I love my job and the people, little and big, that surround me.  That said, I love what I do here, on the farm more.  I would love to be able to spend my days here making a life and a living from doing things that get my hands dirty.  So when it is time for  the farm unit at work I AM IN HEAVEN!!!  You mean I can talk about what I love to do while doing the other thing I have to do to afford doing the thing I love?  Oh yeah!!

  I took in goat milk, blueberry chevre and goat milk soap balls for the kindergarten classes.  Talked about how they are made and such things.  Kindergarteners ask the greatest questions but are not keen on trying new foods.   I do lunch duty with these kids and I know how picky they are.  The milk and cheese received about 2/3 of each class asking for seconds.  It must be good stuff.

As one student was putting his soap ball into his back pack I heard him tell a friend, “I am taking a bath, tonight!”

And then this:

and these:

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I am loving it.


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My Biggest Fan

Today started out like crap.  The farmer woke up on the wrong side of the bed, no probably the wrong side of the universe and things only got worse from there.  Not sure why but FH and sons seem to think it is fun to poke skunks and will go out of their way to irritate the farmer.  Nothing was going right, things were misplaced, everyone needed the bathroom at the same time and stuff was not getting done.  One thing on the massive to do list was a feed run.  FH and farmer arrived at the feed store to find the parking lot full.  The place was bustling.  The owner, while taking the farmer’s feed needs order mentioned that the farmer’s “Biggest fan had just left.”   Hell, does everyone poke skunks?  “What do you mean?”  He went on to explain that a customer had just left after purchasing a bar of Butting Heads Farm soap.  She was raving about it and how she was “my biggest fan”.  The farmer left the feed store with a slight smile on her face.  Shortly after arriving home the farmer’s phone rings and a very enthusiastic voice states, “I am your biggest fan.  I just love your soap.  I just wanted to let you know how much I love it.  I heard you on the radio earlier and just wanted to call!!”   Wow, the soap is great stuff and a compliment, especially on a day like today is always appreciated….but the farmer has never been on the radio, but for the one time she won WWF tickets by being the correct caller 11 years ago.  Hmmmm, the farmer is wondering where the skunk is….

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