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Bird's Nest on the Ground

Bird's Nest on the Ground

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We Frenchies were doing some exploring around the farm the other day, when we stumbled upon an odd looking object.  At first we were puzzled as to what it was, but our sharp wit soon figured it out.

A Visit to Parrots and Company

A Visit to Parrots and Company

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Recently, Uncle Carlos took us to a wonderful store in Stamford, Connecticut called Parrots and Company to get some supplies for our canaries.  We love visiting this shop because there are so many beautiful birds to look at.  On this particular visit, we struck up a conversation with a Congo African Grey parrot, who told …

Bartok has a Checkup

Bartok has a Checkup

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Bartok, one of our feline housemates, is named after the famous 20th century Hungarian composer and pianist, Béla Bartok.  It’s no secret that we’re all getting older, and Bartok is an impressive 15-years-old!  Recently, he spent some time at the veterinarian’s having a bunch of tests, just to be sure that he’s in tip-top condition.

A Visit to the Beach in East Hampton

A Visit to the Beach in East Hampton

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This past weekend, Martha took us to our home in East Hampton, where there is always so much to see and do.  One of our favorite pastimes is to take long walks on the beach, except that this year, there is a real problem with the beaches.  We hope they can figure out how to …

It's Currant Season!

It's Currant Season!

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On yesterday’s blog, we told you about the strawberries growing in our strawberry patch.  It turns out that many of you readers simply love strawberries.  Well, how many of you know about currants?  Currant season closely follows when strawberries are ripe, and wouldn’t you know it, we Frenchies know a thing or two about these …

Strawberries!!!

Strawberries!!!

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It’s becoming berry season at the farm and that usually means a bountiful harvest.  We Frenchies noticed that the strawberries, the first berries to ripen, were ready to be picked.  Strawberries are so pretty and sweet smelling and really, who can resist?

Keeping our Cool!

Keeping our Cool!

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It’s not quite summer yet, but it sure feels like it’s here.  The temperatures have been hovering around 90º and it’s been super humid.  You know what that means for us dogs – PANTING!  And lots of it!

A Lesson in Allium and Chives

A Lesson in Allium and Chives

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Spring is such a wonderful time because whenever we venture outdoors, there’s just so much that’s new to discover.  Right outside the kitchen we noticed that the allium and the chives are blooming and how similar they are to one another and here’s what we can tell you about that.

What's Growing Near the Pergola?

What's Growing Near the Pergola?

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Yesterday, we Frenchies, gave you a glimpse of what is growing in the vegetable garden and today, Sharkey has a lot to share about what’s growing around and on the pergola.

Viewing the Lilac

Viewing the Lilac

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A serious survey for our blog readers – Many of you glue squad members have been complaining that you cannot see the blog photos or that you receive an error 404 message.  We have been trying to figure out the problem and we apologize for the inconvenience.  If you have been experiencing …