Hot late summer

The calves are still being born. This calf is a day old here, it was hidden in the grass with Mama cow closely monitoring. The girls gently petted it a couple times, which made their day. They are so soft when they are new. No matter where we go, Claire wants to wear a dress... Continue Reading →

Seasonal farmer spouse

If you are married to a farmer, you know this - we have seasonal spouses. Fall- kiss them everytime you see them, because you won't seen them much. Fall is harvest time, the time if year where literally you reap the rewards of a years work in the fields. On our farm that means corn... Continue Reading →

Making the best of it

It happened.  I knew I shouldn't have eaten that delicious chicken salad from a cafeteria that I didn't see come straight out of the refrigerator. I knew my stomach is a big sissy and can't handle what most people have no problem with. I KNEW BETTER. But I did it anyway. I've not felt that... Continue Reading →

Today is Sunday.

The girls and I did housework while Lynn checked on the cows today. He had a couple calves he wanted to check back up on.  This cow had her bull-calf on the edge of the creek. When it was born, it slid down the bank into the creek. Luckily they were able to get it... Continue Reading →

Holding down the homefront

Claire had a haircut after work today and I got my bangs trimmed. Since we were a little later than expected, Lynn cooked dinner and I showered and bathed the girls. I've been fighting a cold so I was so happy to have him cook. Since we both work, we both have to pitch in... Continue Reading →

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