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ali & rog

another good read. keep up the good work !


Donkeys and Lambs, oh my! What a gorgeous life you are living. Of all the places to be on the face of the Earth, you find yourself in a great one.

I love visiting Devon. BTW, I am in Canada and we are still colder in my city (with two feet of snow) than Moscow and Alaska.

I would love some sideways rain for a change from the bitter cold.

Love the blog. Donkeys!!!!

Queen of Suburbia

A great read, made me realise just how much suburban housewifes like myself owe our comfortable exsistences to people like yourself.

Made me yearn for some fresh air!


Greetings from Missouri! We, too, are in the thick of lambing season. In fact 7 were born in the past 24 hours. Just taking a quick breather and downloading the latest batch of photos. : )

I'm envious of your beet harvest--my seeds have only just sprouted in the garden. I did, however, recently publish an article online about beets which includes my favorite way to prepare them--caramelized with lots of garlic. I urge you to try them this way if you haven't already--addictively delicious. Here's the link: http://www.gather.com/viewArticle.jsp?articleId=281474976933529

Happy spring to you all!

P.S. I forgot one of your donkeys is named Dandy. My Donkey Doodle Dandy says hello!

Las Vegas real estate

Greetings from sunny Las Vegas. Feel free to send us rain any time!! Seeing the pictures of your place makes me miss all of the green (although I don't envy you the wet dogs!) I love the pictures of the chicks, reminds me of our chickens growing up.


I see you as a mentor as I am a baby orchardist with newly planted tomcot apricot, lapin cherry, Conadria fig, fuji apple, Monterrey pear, Warren pear and Red Silk pomegranate trees. I live in zone 7B in CA. I love the idea of having sheep, a cow, and some chickens and I will as soon as I can. I plan to make products to sell such as spiced fruit leathers and whatever I might invent. Love how you capitalize on your bounty! Appreciate your ingenuity and would love to hear any of your thoughts and ideas.

Alan Fisher

Hello Sally, Alan here. Love your site, love to see images of a past rich wonderful life, where Patrick and Georgia started life and Possum was rampant with Pidgeons and Annie - oh yes it is all there and all important - and despite the damage of other's versions of life - I hope you are happy and well and say Gday to P

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