Monthly Archives: August 2005

Chicken Shepherd

A new puppy brings so many new photo opps. Only one of her ears has straightened up so far, but it can take 4 to 6 months. Today I took her out to the pasture with me to feed the … Continue reading

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A Boy and His Dog

Rafe and Ike take a break after a hard afternoon of digging dirt and playing tractors. Tell me Pyrenees aren’t the best dogs ever.

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These Three

I heart them M, O & RH ~ the girls’ 1st day of school ’05

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Abbie

Madeline really proved herself able to take on the responsibility of a dog with her hard work on her 4-H dog project this summer. But as well as Ike did, he’s really my dog. Plus a Pyrenees is just never … Continue reading

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Stan's Ferris Wheel

A fixture at the annual Cedar Valley Memories steam engine show is Stan’s ferris wheel. Stan was a friend, mentor, and co-worker of Matt’s. He was always tinkering with stuff out in his shop. An empty reel that had held … Continue reading

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This Little Pig

Plans for catching up on housework and picking green beans went by the wayside tonight as soon as the girls ran in the house saying, “Sarah’s got milk!”. I went out with them to have a look, to find that … Continue reading

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Cedar Valley Memories

This past weekend was the 10th annual Cedar Valley Memories steam engine show, held just a few miles west of Osage. The show just gets better every year. It was a beautiful day to be outside walking around, enjoying the … Continue reading

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Pssst, hey you, over here…

Could you bring just one more pail of corn? Aw, c’mon, we’ll be your best friends. How about we give you five bucks? Bet your mom would bring us some. Here’s an idea – let’s play feed the cows, you … Continue reading

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Here a Pig, There a Pig

Delivery of Sarah’s next litter is nigh, so yesterday we moved her out of the love nest and into a deluxe birthing suite. She is literally in hog heaven what with all kinds of green things to eat, and part … Continue reading

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Someday, when he knows better,

he’s going to get Olivia for this…

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