Rosie Our Mini Aussie

Rosie is still guarding our porch as well as the sheep, chickens, bunnies, and the latest addition…Chloe, the barn cat.  Like most farms-even the tiny ones, animals multiply and newcomers are always welcome.

Our garden is winding down, but some crops are still doing well.  Kale is the hands down winner with a few tomatos still to be eaten among the peppers etc.  Since I like to cook Thai and Vietnamese food, I tried a long shot, and planted some lemon grass which had sprouted roots while waiting to be cut up.  Sure enough, I was able to make all of my favorite Asian dishes this summer.

Our chickens and sheep seem to really enjoy each other’s company including one hen who insists on eating at the same trough as the sheep.  You never know, perhaps by February we will have some lambs to report on.

Sheep And Chickens

Sheep and Chickens

Chicken And Sheep

Chicken and Sheep Sharing a Meal





Chloe Stalking A Chicken

Chloe Stalking a Chicken

Chloe Practicing Her Mouse Catching Moves

Chloe Practicing Her Mouse Catching Moves

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About the Author: James Crisp

James M. Crisp has been an architect for well over 30 years. His architectural firm, Crisp Architects, designs projects throughout New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Massachusetts. In April of 2007, Taunton Press published 'On the Porch' by James M. Crisp and Sandra Mahoney.

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    Denise Buchanan October 9, 2014 at 11:34 pm

    What a great trio of postings, Jimmy. I was out of the country so missed the Home Show but will be there next year for sure. Hope to see you soon.


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    James Crisp October 10, 2014 at 7:42 am

    Thanks, I’ll give you a call next week. JC

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    Brenda Waite November 28, 2014 at 10:09 am

    Good girl Rosie! Everyone looks happy and contented at the Crisp Family Farm!! Thanks for sharing this blog w/ us!

    Jim and Brenda

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    harmony December 10, 2014 at 3:17 pm

    Good afternoon, Jimmy,
    I am visiting via, hooked in houses blog by Julia.
    Just to say, what an adorable post and thank you for showing beauty.
    Also beautiful home!!

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    James Crisp December 10, 2014 at 4:48 pm

    Thank you very much!

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