Author Archives: Molly

Mama Cow

In February of this year, we saw a frantic Mama Cow, with her baby lying on the ground.  She kept running back and forth, clearly distraught (with the placenta still yet to be delivered).  Sandor wanted to document the moment, … Continue reading

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Meet Fifi Pumpkin

“Fifi Pumpkin Schmitt Rice” fell off a slaughter truck on a busy highway in Nashville earlier this week.  Luckily, Fifi had an angel that day in Kelley Schmitt, who shared with our Savannah Backyard Chickens group this tale of survival … Continue reading

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Ambling On, as an Ovo-Pescaterian

A representative of Farm Sanctuary has asked me, in the most eloquent and gracious way possible, not to use their materials for the upcoming “Hen Happening” on Food Day in Savannah (Oct 22nd).  They’re all about being vegan, and don’t … Continue reading

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Last Ambles of Summer

These last days of summer and I’m still here.  Walking the same rural road with the same donkeys, horses and cows to look at.  Not ambling through medieval Spanish villages and staying in monastery-like refugios with my friend Sarah on … Continue reading

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A Visit to Connemara Farms, Flat Rock, NC

I visited an exotic goat resort up in Flatrock, NC called Connemara Farms.  It’s the home of the literary great Carl Sandburg, whose wife Paula was a pioneer of the American dairy goat industry.  Here’s one of her Toggenburg goats.  … Continue reading

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The Shirleys

Here’s the hen whisperer with Big Shirley and Little Shirley.  They’re best friends and often sit side-by-side on the perch at night.  Before I had hens, I had no idea they all have different personalities.  Little Shirley is feisty and … Continue reading

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Spontaneous Farm Tour on Day One

Big synchronicity on Day One of  my Walk for Farm Animals.  After a year of seeing this Mother & Son donkey duo on my walks, they eeyored at me and ran to the fence!  Then I met Emily their kind … Continue reading

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