Monthly Archives: April 2013

To Market, To Market to Buy a Fat Pig

On Tuesday evening we were off on another rural adventure – to our first real (the 4H auction didn’t count) livestock auction.  Our goal was to buy a pig for my 4H’er, and maybe, if prices were good, a ‘feeder’ … Continue reading

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Quick Updates

First off – Doty!  Doty now weighs 5 lbs 4 oz.  This is the typical weight of a newborn but since she started out at barely 3 lbs it’s a nice gain for her first week!  Mom (Tinker) had a … Continue reading

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Back to School, and Back to Work!

If you don’t follow Boxcarkids on facebook you might have missed this – I have been admitted to the IU program Transition to Teaching (or T2T) beginning this summer, and landed a part-time job with the local prosecutor’s office. The … Continue reading

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