NEW MEXICO ADVENTURES

Five Things I’ve Learned from Summer the Goat

Lessons along the Alameda Drain

Summer, a black goat with gold eyes, one horn, and two ears, one pointing left and one pointing right
Summer, a black goat with gold eyes, one horn, and two ears, one pointing left and one pointing right
Summer the goat — photo by Leslie Stahlhut

Lesson 1: Goats make great neighbors

Lesson 2: Come bearing gifts

A bouquet of leaves for my neighbor, Summer the goat
A bouquet of leaves for my neighbor, Summer the goat
A bouquet of leaves for Summer the goat — photo Jordan Jones

Lesson 3: Show up on time

Summer the goat on her hinds legs at the chain link fence waiting for me to give her a snack
Summer the goat on her hinds legs at the chain link fence waiting for me to give her a snack
Summer, ready for a snack — photo Jordan Jones

Lesson 4: Goats will tell you the truth

Lesson 5: Enjoy every bite

Summer the goat enjoying some leafy treats
Summer the goat enjoying some leafy treats
Summer the goat enjoying the leaves I bought her — photo Jordan Jones

What I learned

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