Entries from the ‘Playing’ Category

Sharkey Tries to Befriend the Sheep

Sharkey Tries to Befriend the Sheep

Posted by Ghenghis Khan

You probably know from reading this blog that the Frenchies, especially Sharkey, like to bark at the donkeys, Clive, Rufus, and Billie.  Where the donkeys just laugh and let the idle threat roll away, other members of the farm menagerie take matters more seriously.  For example, the two Black Welsh Mountain sheep don’t know what …

Opening Crates in the Head House

Opening Crates in the Head House

Posted by F&S

On yesterday’s blog, we Frenchies, showed you how the chickens at the farm get fed wonderful kitchen scraps from the MSLO test kitchen and the TV kitchen.  Arshad drove them up from the city and helped us get the scraps to the chicken coop.  You may recall that there were several …

Scratch Pads for the Donks!

Scratch Pads for the Donks!

Posted by Francesca

Maybe you recall last week when Francesca and I wandered down to the stable to visit Betsy.  Betsy, as it turns out, was busy with her chores but had enough time to introduce Franny to a new product she’s trying out called ‘Scratch n All’.  Betsy wants to use it in the donkey paddock so …

Barking up the Wrong Tree?

Barking up the Wrong Tree?

Posted by F&S

You know how we, Frenchies, are always chasing critters, especially our nemeses, the squirrels!  We took off after a fluffy tail the other day and almost had him, if not for a bald cypress tree.  You just wait!

Showing G.K. Some Flowers

Showing G.K. Some Flowers

Posted by F&S

We, Frenchies are so very happy that spring has finally arrived.  Pretty flowers are beginning to bloom all over the farm.  We decided to take G.K. around and show him some of our favorite areas and it turns out that he has a real appreciation for flowers.

Stormy Skies in Bedford

Stormy Skies in Bedford

Posted by Sharkey

It was all over the local news yesterday morning that severe thunderstorms were moving through the area.  Where I don’t mind the rain so much, I have to admit that thunderstorms scare me.  Looking out the door, I noticed that it was getting really dark and Francesca and I took a peek from the covered …

New Horse Bedding and a Great Scratch Pad!

New Horse Bedding and a Great Scratch Pad!

Posted by F&S

We, Frenchies, had a little rhythm thing going on the other day and we wandered on down to the stables to see if Betsy wanted to dance with us.  However, Betsy was on a mission because she is trying out a new kind of horse bedding and she was lining a stall with it.  You …

Puzzle Boxes From Boxology!

Puzzle Boxes From Boxology!

Posted by Sharkey

The other day, Martha brought home these amazing carved wooden boxes.  They were made by Richard Rothbard, who has a company called Boxology.  They’re actually puzzle boxes made to look like Martha, Francesca, and me.  Take a look!

Filling Bird Feeders

Filling Bird Feeders

Posted by Francesca

After basking in the nice warm springtime sun, Sharkey and I decided to have a look around when we spotted Gyurme busy with chores.  It turns out that he was filling the bird feeders, which hang from the eaves of the carport/blog studio.  We decided to help him because this is a big job, as …

Picking Francesca up in Maryland

Picking Francesca up in Maryland

Posted by Sharkey

At long last!  It was time to bring Francesca back home.  As you all know by now, Franny wasn’t feeling well and she went to see the Frenchie specialist in Maryland.  After it was discovered that she had Lyme disease, the breeder wanted Franny to recuperate from that dreaded ailment with her.  Martha agreed and …