Clearly I was tired yesterday. So tired I forgot to give my pathetically short post a title. Whoops! Continue reading
Ever have one of those days where, once it’s over, you just can’t decide what you want most: food, a shower, or bed? Today was one of those days. We worked cows for 5½ hours straight. That doesn’t include the time we spent working them before lunch. I am exhausted. I’ve had my shower and my food and now it is time for bed. Sharing today’s adventures will just have to wait until tomorrow.
The vet is coming tomorrow to vaccinate the calves and check if the cows and heifers who were in with the bulls are in fact pregnant. That means we’ll be running everyone through the barn. Today’s task was getting everyone moved to a convenient location. Welcome back! Continue reading
A few months ago I bought the book Gaining Ground by Forrest Pritchard. Of course I bought the Kindle edition and shortly after I started it, my Kindle broke. I was strongly opposed to Kindles before the idea of having hundreds of books in my bag at any given moment won me over. Now I am back in the books camp. Other than the binding, they don’t break. Even if they did you’d still be able to read. Plus there’s just something about having a book in your hands. But enough of my rant. Continue reading
Tomorrow I head back to the farm after over two weeks of being away. It’s hard to believe it’s been that long! I hope all the animals haven’t forgotten me. I admit I have missed Baab, my pigs and the goats. Even the cows. But not the chickens. Continue reading