The Hawk-Mo Hotwire

Micro Entrepreneurism, Simple Living & Art

August at Hawk-Mo

It’s Mom’s birthday month, which means that we celebrate whenever the mood strikes. Hank and I made an impromptu trip to the beach for some saltwater, sea breeze, sand, and … Continue reading

August 18, 2013 · 3 Comments

Baby Chicks! Baby Ducks! Fish! Green Grass! Oh My!

We thought this place was gorgeous even in the brown of Winter, but now I think even an unbiased person might find some beauty around here. The green and blooms … Continue reading

April 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Goats and Fences

We got goats before we had any permanent fenced pasture to put them in. Definitely not what anybody would recommend, but hey, sometimes you just gotta say yes to things … Continue reading

February 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Rainy Days

It has been raining since Sunday night almost non-stop. Today is Thursday. The earth is way past soggy. Our bottom land is now more like swamp – puddles, ponds, creeks, … Continue reading

January 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Awesome Baby Goat Picture

I couldn’t resist posting this picture all on its own. Amazing shot I took of the babies, Mocha and Pippy, while their momma was being milked by Hank & Mom. … Continue reading

January 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Our True Story of Goat Milking

Day 1: We were optimistic. Excited. The goaties, less so. They wanted to eat their grain and be done with the titty squeezing. They stomped, they kicked, or tried to, … Continue reading

January 13, 2013 · 1 Comment

Cart? Horse? What?

I think we often, in retrospect, realize, in this amazing homesteady type journey, long after the fact that we got the cart before the horse.  Most of the time it’s … Continue reading

January 7, 2013 · 2 Comments

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