Entries from the ‘Working’ Category

Snow On The Boxwood Allee

Snow On The Boxwood Allee

Posted by F&S

We Frenchies were driving around the farm the other day after some snowy weather.  We noticed that not everything was all tucked away for the winter.

Fascinated By The Stable Kitchen

Fascinated By The Stable Kitchen

Posted by F&S

We Frenchies were visiting our friends, the Friesians and the miniature donkeys in the stable the other day and the door to the stable kitchen was ajar.  We don’t often get to see this kitchen because the door is usually shut tight to keep out the stable dust.  As you will see from these photos, …

Some Of The Outdoor Decor

Some Of The Outdoor Decor

Posted by Francesca

It’s been so snowy and so freezing cold that we’ve been spending a lot of time indoors.  We were feeling a little housebound, so we grabbed GK and decided to look at the outdoor Christmas ornaments.

The Power Of Positive Thinking

The Power Of Positive Thinking

Posted by Ghenghis Khan

Hi Glue Squad!  I’ve been reading your comments and noticed that many of you were wondering where I’ve been, so I decided to post today’s blog and show you all that I’m alive and kicking!

An Unusual New Topiary

An Unusual New Topiary

Posted by F&S

There’s a lot of hustle and bustle going on in the house.  Martha’s having a holiday dinner party this evening and the house is being decorated quite festively.  Martha found a wonderful juniper topiary in New York City’s flower district and wanted Ryan to prepare it for display in the kitchen.  How could we Frenchies …

The Burlapping Begins!!!

The Burlapping Begins!!!

Posted by F&S

There is so, so much to do getting the farm ready for winter.  We Frenchies were making our usual rounds and noticed that the burlap is finally being sewn over all of the shrubs.  The guys better hurry, because snowy weather is marching this way!

Our Holiday Decor Is Underway!

Our Holiday Decor Is Underway!

Posted by F&S

Well, we Frenchies have barely recovered from all the Thanksgiving activity and now our house is being decorated for Christmas!  It seems that Laura Acuna, who does an amazing job with decorating, just put the Christmas ornaments away a couple of months ago!  But, no, an entire year has elapsed and it’s time to decorate …

Bath Time For Peony And Tang!

Bath Time For Peony And Tang!

Posted by F&S

Friday was a grooming day for Empress Tang and Princess Peony, the two calico Persian cats.  Many people don’t think to give their cats a bath, but Martha has always bathed her cats regularly.  We Frenchies had nothing better to do, so we joined everyone in the basement as friendly observers.

A Good Use For Hay

A Good Use For Hay

Posted by F&S

Winter is marching towards us and there are many projects going on around the farm, getting things ready for the harsh weather ahead.  We Frenchies heard some talk among the farm crew about a shipment of hay bales and some sort of wind barrier.  Of course, we had to get to the bottom of it!

Still Working On Hurricane Sandy Damage!

Still Working On Hurricane Sandy Damage!

Posted by F&S

We Frenchies were patrolling the farm the other day when we came upon Arborists working in the woods.  Watching them prune trees damaged by Hurricane Sandy reminded us that there was another huge project taking place elsewhere on the farm.