Red Dirt Farm

Ramblings and Photos from a Country Life

First off let’s just say that Rocky may be taking a little vacation further out to the country. Last night he figured out how to open the locked cat door. Yes indeed, he made himself right at home. He ate every single morsel of cat food in the house.  Not a crumb was left.  My …

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Early this morning, my eyes opened, Tripod cat sat up in the bed beside me and let out a loud bellow.  EEEWWW skunk!  My first thought was OMG a skunk has gotten in the house and sprayed.  It brought back horrible memories of years past when that very  incident occurred. Fortunately, the skunk sprayed outside …

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Monday I entertained an unexpected visitor. In the night the visitor wandered upon our place and decided to stay the day. I’m partial to basset hounds.  However, our cat Mr. Bonez, not so much.  It was his duty to keep the visitor in line. He was wearing a collar that had a phone number.  A …

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A few simple weekend pleasures here at Coral Cottage. Making homemade granola, recipe from Staci over at Life at Cobble Hill Farm  reading her farm blog and recipes are like taking a trip to the farm.  It makes me happy.  She has a nice recipe blog too. Recipe Here. Watching a Titmouse T Collecting dried …

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I’ve heard woolly bear caterpillar winter weather predictions, for as long as I can remember. I’ve heard tales like, the more black, the harder the winter will be, and if you see them crossing the road the winter will be hard. Even if you don’t believe, I think there is something about folklore that just …

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