Tag: Sicilian donkey

  • Quarry Farm Friday with S’more and Company

    This morning’s “Quarry Farm Fridays with the Bluffton Public Library” was a brunch party of English walnuts for S’more the Nigerian Dwarf Goat and his friends in the farm animal sanctuary. Cheers to all who joined us on Facebook Live at 10 a.m.

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  • A Spring packed with programs

    The Spring 2017 newsletter is chock-full of information, including three-months packed with upcoming programs. Click on the cover and read for yourself. See you on the trails, in the libraries, and in the parks.

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  • Get off my yawn

    Much as I tried, I couldn’t leave this photo to its own devices. Buddy was indeed yawning, not braying the classic “hee haw.” Donkeys don’t, at least the two here, don’t. They “hee-hee-hee” and “ho-o-o-o-nk” and blow raspberries, but declare nothing for Buck and Roy to play along with. Sunday morning, as I filled the […]

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  • Not tomorrow, but today

    We’ve been away for awhile–not in body so much as in mind. For the past few days, the sky has loomed gray. While the temperatures were in the 30s (Fahrenheit), the air was heavy with wet, the kind of damp that soaks into your tissues and no amount of blankets will chase the chill away. […]

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  • As another bus rolls by

    This is the week when, beyond the preserve perimeter and the latch of the gate, the yellow buses begin to roll with the new school year. In the heavy, humid morning air — doesn’t seem to matter if the temperature is high or low — there are 1/2 mile shouts of “Bus!” from siblings who are […]

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  • 2015 Summer Newsletter

    There are three events scheduled for the next three months here on The Quarry Farm, two of which will motivate the creative side of your brain. The third will help get your sillies out while you help us clear an invasive plant to make way for native wildflowers, tree, and grasses Click on the cover […]

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  • Horseless carriages pony up to Red Fox

    We knew they were coming. But at 9:30 a.m. when the Model Ts, Plymouths and at least one Wolseley rolled south on 7L, it was still an unexpected, thrilling sight. Not one of the historic automobiles that were part of the 2015 National 1 & 2 Cylinder Millstream Road Oilers tour came off assembly after […]

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  • Pause here for P-G

    Before we continue along the trail in a search of wildflowers and wild mushrooms, let’s take a moment to highlight a Friday adventure that we shared with the third grade class from Pandora-Gilboa Elementary School. Although the school is just around a few corners from The Quarry Farm, this is the first time a class […]

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