JAKE'S BLOG--THE REAL STORY About Alaskan Peonies . . . and Other Things

Featuring Jake the Farm Dog

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Things are really startin' to buzz at Cool Cache Farms, the home of world famous Alaskan peonies.

Hi, there! Jake the Farm Dog here. Well, things are shaping up to be a very "buzzy", oh I mean busy, summer. Last year's bees managed to live to the middle of March this ye...

Here I am, exercising Wayne last winter.

Howdy, folks. Jake the Farm Dog here, and I finally have found some time to provide you with an update. Sometimes, I could just bark! Actually I do bark, and that is just part of my skill set. Among other things, I also keep the...

April 29, 2016

I was listening to Wayne and Patti play  Johnny Horton's song "When When It's Springtime in Alaska, It's Forty Below" the other day, and I don't get it. It must have been before my time! Currently outside it is a balmy 51 degrees F! Wayne even showed me a peony shoot....

March 15, 2016

Hey,  Jake the Farm Dog checking in with "all my Fans."  I guess I am famous anyway,  Wayne just put my picture on a hoodie and the likeness is fabulous, if I do say so myself.  It looks like a work "of the Masters."  THEY JUST MIGHT BE AVAILABLE SOON, stay tuned for u...

March 11, 2016

Winter is passing quickly, and the days are getting longer! Hi, Jake the Farm Dog, here, and I can hardly wait for spring  to arrive in Alaska. You know what Wayne and Patti call Springtime? "Break-up!" I'm not sure why they call it that, though I have my suspicions. T...

March 2, 2016

While winter has been mild up here in Alaska, the peonies are still sleeping under the ground. I know this, because I'm Jake the Farm Dog, and I'm in charge of things around here. You know, like Chickens laying eggs, Roosters crowing, the sheep growin' their wool. You...

February 23, 2016

Hi there. Jake the Farm Dog here. Well, it's still winter here on the farm. My sidekick, Rufus, and I are taking it pretty easy during this time of short days. Three or four times a day, we check outside, just in case another dog tries to sneak inside the perimeter of...

February 3, 2016

This is Jake the Farm Dog, and wow, AM I excited! When Wayne and Patti said that I would get a blog of my own, at first I was puzzled. "What is a blog?" I wondered. Well, now I know. I get to tell you about my farm, Cool Cache Farms. I will keep you up-to-date on...

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