Life on a Maine Coast Farm — mid coast maine

A Melancholy Season

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I literally am astounded sometimes when I watch my does in the barn or out on pasture. No choreographer could duplicate the intricately timed dance of two animals greeting each other.

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Farm Loss - Goodbye Ricky

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I left the pair together in the barn for the morning. Lucy wouldn’t leave his side. Animals need time to grieve too. I’ve seen this before. Then, in the afternoon, I buried him in the garden, next to their pond. She followed me out, calling for him. She’s still calling today.

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