Friday Blogging

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Peggy Rice of American Primate Haven in Onancock came to give us a lesson on monkeys!

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Zel was excited to meet a new friend and to learn about primate safety!

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We really enjoyed your lesson Peggy! We are excited to make the monkeys at her sanctuary treats each month like we do for the SPCA and Animal Control. Monkey treats! Say what?!

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Organize on my men, organize on!

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Zel out in the yard workin’ hard!

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Look at the difference in the grass before and after Zel has cut it! Wow!

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Grass is down! Thanks Zel!

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Brandon and Kyle went to the Integrating Specialty Crops & Livestock Management event at Perennial Roots Farm. They made a queso dip for the potluck lunch that was held after the event. Yum!

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Cleanin’, cleanin’, cleanin’! David used a fool proof method to clean our rugs! Thanks David!

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Playing a game while using our brains! Strengthening our cognitive skills with a game?! Yes please!

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Men hard at work planting cucumbers! Grow cucumbers grow!

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Amy says “What in the world is he talking about?!” lol! Kyle was giving Amy a brain anatomy lesson!

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Brandon the weed whacker! Good job!

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Thank you SO MUCH to the Women’s Circles of Market Street United Methodist Church for making another delicious lunch for us!

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Yum yum yum! It was so good! More please!

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Working on painting pots for our Spearmint Project! We cultivate spearmint plants in partnership with Intrepid Home Health to be used as therapeutic house plants for hospice patients in our community!

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Isn’t this a cool way to re-use mason jars? We are experimenting with making our own terrariums and hope it works! Amy decorated her terrarium with 2 birds who she named Mary and Joe!

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Amy hard at work giving our spearmint plants a haircut. We grow spearmint plants for Intrepid Home Health to use as therapeutic house plants for hospice patients in our community.

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We said goodbye to our friend Eddie this week. It was very bittersweet. We are sad to see him go but wish him all the best in his new home! Amy and Sherry say “this isn’t goodbye, it’s see ya later!” Good luck Eddie!!

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Betsy Pinder gifted us our very own singing bowl! Betsy uses a singing bowl to begin and end our in-chair exercise group. The ringing of the bell helps us to remember to focus our minds and bodies on the moment of now. It is very peaceful. Thank you Betsy!

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Double birthday! This week we celebrated Brandon and Emma’s birthday together!

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What’s so funny?! Happy happy birthday!

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CL being silly with his daugther Shianne. It was good to see y’all.

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Our new friend Theresa and her aide Panisha! Welcome to No Limits!

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A silly birthday shot – Amy thinks Brandon was savoring the last 2 bites of his cake.

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With a double birthday celebration and guests in the house we decided to have a bit of fun and sing karaoke!

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We wanna rock and roll all night and party everyday!!!!!!

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We created a new band! We call them “Faith & the Girls”! Hahahah, and Brandon is their #1 fan!  Just kidding.  We had a great time picking out tunes that we all knew and trying to remember the words without looking!  What fun!

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Welcome home to our 9 new hens! We are very grateful to the Eastern Shore of Virginia Community Foundation for supporting our Productivity & Sustainability Project – including the sturdy new coop and secure chicken yard that these youngsters just moved into!

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One of our Naked Neck Turkens exploring her new home. Please stay tuned to our blog to learn more about our “Naked Neck Naming Contest” to be announced soon!

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Paschall, Mueller, Henny, and Penny (our 4 older hens) were very curious to meet their new “sisters”!

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On their 2nd morning the new babies were cautious to leave their new chicken “mansion”.

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The older hens said “come on out there’s lots of goodies in the sand to peck at!”

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Venturing out!

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We used food to coax them out.  Amy says “It sure did work!”

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Mid-flight!  These young ladies sure can fly, fly, fly!

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The 3 Musketeers back at work!  Time to clear the boxes for spring planting!

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Kyle and DJ planting lettuce seedlings donated to us from Laurice Hohlt!  Thanks Laurice!  We love to grow our own salads :).

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Amy enjoying the beautiful weather without getting her hands dirty!  Lookin’ good Amy!