And so it begins!

And so it begins!

These last few days I’ve had some help here on the farm.  I’ve cleared my schedule and just dedicated this week to farm projects…getting the garden expanded and fenced in, cleaning out and organizing some buildings, getting some estimates for some...
Evidently, I can fly!

Evidently, I can fly!

I was doing chores yesterday with two of my grandkids.  We went to the calves field to feed Gloria.  Gloria is very tame, comes when called, loves to have her cheeks scratched.  One day she will grow up to be a milk cow.  One of my younger grandchildren recently got...
Cow Tales!

Cow Tales!

I’ve ended the old year….and have begun a new year…chasing cows.  I’ve had a Houdini steer for awhile. If I kept him in a field by himself he never strayed but he bellowed night and day to be with his friends.  If I relented and let him hang...
When Cows Go Crazy

When Cows Go Crazy

When I fed the cows that morning, I knew Scarlett would have her baby by nightfall. It would be her first baby so I kept checking on her throughout the day.  At one point, I saw her and the baby laying down together in the shade along a fence line and assumed that all...
Roofs, Ladders & Hide & Seek.

Roofs, Ladders & Hide & Seek.

Today the roof went on the pole barn. My sons worked on it all day. Here is the first piece of tin going up early this morning… quickly followed by more… And done! It’s a beautiful sight! I have kids and grandkids that live here on the farm with...