Convictions from kid-fights.

Now, when I don't like something I typically grouch about it. So this isn't a sermon. I ain't no preacher yo. Last night my girls were griping and fighting about doing the easy tasks I asked them to do. (think, set out paper napkins and pick up trash they just threw on the floor) Tired,... Continue Reading →

Hay Season

It's hay time on the farm. Typically they bale hay (which is a feed source for the cattle in the winter when the grass is dormant) twice, maybe three times a year if weather conditions are favorable. They do round bales meant for cattle which are easier to move with equipment and only a few... Continue Reading →

Farm Drama

I had an Ag Committee meeting at work tonight and didn't get out of it till 8:30. I called Lynn expecting him to be starting the bedtime process with the girls. Instead his terse voice came through "Can you come get the kids at this rented farm? We've got problems, the City left out bentonite... Continue Reading →

Horse Show Saturdays

I worked this morning at our county 4-H horse show. It was a smaller than usual crowd, but everyone was happy, efficient and worked hard. I enjoy watching the kids have good rides, reminds me if all the BAD show rides I had on my crazy mean horse growing up. Good times. (Word of wisdom:... Continue Reading →

How is it only Wednesday?

Claire isn't sleeping much lately. She's got a cold or something...and it's 10:12pm and she's already woke up wailing. (She's averaging 4-5 wakings a night this week. Killer) I'm so tired. Anyway. On a related note... I struggle to pay attention during work meetings where we are still, quiet and semi comfortable.... Despite large amounts... Continue Reading →

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