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You guys, I seriously suck at food photography. I get so excited about eating that I forget to take a picture of the finished product while it’s still fresh and hot. So I end up saving a little square of … Continue reading
No matter what species it is or how many times it happens, the birth of a baby is always a miraculous thing. This morning Matt told me to watch a certain heifer that was standing off from the rest of … Continue reading
Calving season has officially begun. Nope, nobody’s thrown a calf yet. But Matt has already started his vigil. “I think Mrs. Hamilton might be close”, he said last night. I just gave him a look, and reminded him how many … Continue reading
Earlier this year I had started a journal to document the ups and downs of our little farm. Turned out to be a lot of downs. And one of the last ones is that my hard drive crashed and I … Continue reading
Today I heard those buzzy insects for the first time this summer – cicadas, are they? Is that supposed to mean something, like the first frost will be 6 weeks from today? That would be September 9th, so we’ll see. … Continue reading
You never know what you’re going to get when you step out the door in the morning. I suppose that’s true of most professions, farming being no exception. Today it was Bully, who’s been sequestered in his own space since … Continue reading
Today started off a little rough – Matt ran over Sassy, one of our 2 housecats. She had spent the night outside and was apparently under his truck when he drove out this morning. She wasn’t killed immediately, but I … Continue reading
We’d had 1.5″ of rain Wednesday and Thursday. Then last night we got 4.5″. Matt woke me up at 5:30 this morning – he’d already been up a half hour. He woke me just to see the creek and say, … Continue reading
Calving season started on Sugar Creek Farm, and started with a bang. Saturday morning, about 11:15, our first cow gave birth – to TWINS! The kids and I were shopping in Mason and missed all the excitement. Twins can be … Continue reading