Monthly Archives: October 2009

Farm kids gone bad

See that red splotch on the side of the front bale? The farm kid version of graffiti. I’d had a can of spraypaint out, trying to mark out a volleyball court in the grass for the girls. A few days … Continue reading

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Delivery

I’ve come to the conclusion that I should just outfit the front porch with nest boxes. Then the hens can deliver the eggs to me, instead of me going on my Easter egg hunt every day. I noticed quite the … Continue reading

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Fall piglets

Matilda with her new litter – I took this picture yesterday a little while after they were born When I went to write this post, I realized that I never told the tale of our first spring farrowing with the … Continue reading

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‘Tis the season

No, not that season. Football season. I’ve written about it before here and here. It’s no different this year. If anything, it’s just getting more intense. Me: Rafe, what’s your favorite position? R: Kicker, just like Dad & Uncle Rick. … Continue reading

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Twelve

These birthdays, they just keep coming. My middle child is twelve. I think I ask this every time, but it bears repeating. How does this happen? A study in contrasts. Hates her name. Makes us laugh. (And sigh.) Giving. Funny. … Continue reading

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