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Monthly Archives: October 2008
a little Halloween sneak preview… Actually, this is part of Olivia’s costume. But Rafe gave us a good laugh with it the other night!
you’re going to get a photo essay on a manure spreader. Rafe just now realized that our manure spreader is a (very old) John Deere. He never realized it before because it’s so old that the John Deere green is … Continue reading
Did I say “pumpkin pictures coming tomorrow?” I guess I did, didn’t I. Pick a peck of pumpkins My blogging mojo seems to have gone missing. But I’ve been doing this long enough to know that it will be back … Continue reading
Last weekend was our annual trip to the local pumpkin farm. The traditional wagon ride was brought to us by these two: Notice how the one on the right is Mr. Serious? But the one on the left played the … Continue reading
Even the weeds in the garden are pretty in autumn There’s been a harvest of a different sort around here this week – culling of some of our breeding stock. Monday we sent Mr. Bull, Missus Hamilton, and 2 unnamed … Continue reading
Some of the calves lounging on a beautiful fall afternoon Our farmers market season is officially done! Charles City has another Saturday left and Mason City has three Friday’s left, but last Friday we sold out of every last scrap … Continue reading
The tree was calling me today, calling me to come out and take its picture before it totally drops its orangey red robe. I happily obliged. 3 years ago: Another installment Chicken, or dust bunny? Spuds Photo Friday : Conspicuous … Continue reading
Can you tell it’s fall? Two food posts in one week! My family’s tummies are so happy. I know I’ve mentioned this before, but one of my go-to cookbooks is the More-with-Less Cookbook. If the cookbook police came around and … Continue reading
In the comments on yesterday’s post, Lisa & Angie both asked about why we’ve decided to get different gilts, and what we’re going to get. So I put together this review of what we’ve been through with the gilts we … Continue reading