Research Time

So now that we have healthy goats, we need to figure out our next steps.

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My First Online Sale!

Woot! I made my first online sale. My friends Angie and Kate ordered a care package for a birthday present, and some honey for themselves.

So if’n any of you want honey or honey products, I have them. Goad Farm.

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Pretty, But Dumb

Clover is our prettiest goat in my opinion. Also our smallest.

But she is definitely not the smartest goat in the herd.

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Man, Work is Crazy

I usually don’t post about work here, but it has been a crazy few weeks.

So I am a webinar coordinator, which more or less means I manage about 60 projects from planning to kickoff to delivery. I also moderate other online training, which means I’m helping with instructor coaching, troubleshooting, and introducing the training.

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Every year (but last year, because *gestures broadly at 2020*) we buy a couple of apple trees. It’s pretty much a crap shoot on whether they produce. This year was a pretty good year for two of our six trees.

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Hutchinson Maker Space

I’m pretty sure I mentioned that the Husband got a job. Woo hoo! He is a makerspace specialist at the local library.

It’s perfect for him. He gets to help teach people how to do techie and crafty things. He space is smaller, but they hope to expand.

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I got some fantastic produce at the farmer’s market. And decided to make some salsa.

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So We Bought a Couple Kids

Iris and Violet – two older nannies. Although I misgender Violet about once a week.

Violet frowns on such shenanigans.

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So I Sort Of Fell off the Face of the Earth

Had a rough end of the summer. Work was going badly, my depression kicked into high gear, a second broken ankle had me down, and the delta variant is terrifying.

Bit by bit, I’m getting better. Making a plan to dig myself out helps even if I’m a bit stymied in executing the plan. I’ve been trying for almost two months to get in to see a therapist-but they are so short-staffed that I haven’t been able to.

One thing that does seem to help is I started watching Ted Lasso. Damn that show is good.

My Favorite Places in my Favorite Place (Part 2, Activities)

So it’s been a bit since I posted. Life. But I want to continue this post. So the next set of places are places to do stuff.

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