OK, how many know what compost is? Yep, fertilizer. Packed with all sorts of nutrition from ..... (wait for it!!)... SHIT! Education never stops. I have learned more about shit than I ever wanted. For instance how many of you know that there are different kinds? from cows, horses and some sheep. from dogs, cats … Continue reading Compost… it is not just shitty!!
A girl has to have her priorities!
My cousin, Virginia, lives in South Dakota. And I am hoping to head up her way, soon. Uncle Donnie is celebrating his 90th bday. I texted her to explain that my brother Harvey would in all likelihood not be able to come due to the cows coming into calving season. Not sure that is the … Continue reading A girl has to have her priorities!
Preg check…not for the squeamish.
I thought it was gross just having to give a urine sample for my pregnancy check. This makes that seem like sipping "Hi Tea"! My brother Harvey went to a neighboring place to help keep the cattle moving on Preg check Friday! Head 'em up and move 'em out, Rawhide, I followed along to take … Continue reading Preg check…not for the squeamish.
I just said something that would have had a whole different meaning just 3 years ago. I asked Harvey if the horses were out again. Now before 2015 that sentence ment - Check your zipper! Now in 2017 it means... check to see if the horses (6) are really out running down the road. WOW!! … Continue reading Horses…
Is it suppose to do that?!?!?
You may have guessed from this blog that I am not very knowledgeable about things that are needed on the farm/ranch. My latest problem seems to stem from not hanging out on the farm enough. Or more specifically the milk separator. If you hadn't guessed from the title of this blog... I am clueless. Is … Continue reading Is it suppose to do that?!?!?
Weening Day 1 & 5
The shadows are long, and the chore list is short(er) than it was this morning. Ok unless you are living in a cave or just not reading my blog you might not know that I am trying to "Grow where I send thee!". So I am trying to be countryfied. This means that a lot … Continue reading Weening Day 1 & 5
Barbed wire, tearing jeans and ripping skin since 1867
Wow It really is hard to find barbed wired that is still in use. Maybe because of things like this story!!You know I really should stay off of the internet – or at least Facebook. I saw a photo that exclaimed “Barbed wire, tearing jeans and ripping skin since 1867.” AND guess what?? Yep, I … Continue reading Barbed wire, tearing jeans and ripping skin since 1867
OK, would you believe that I have been almost consumed with curiosity about a shed on the ranch. Taking my handy dandy pitch fork and shovel, I started digging. Would it be King Tuts Tomb? How about that story on the internet of finding antique cars in an old garage? Better yet the story about … Continue reading Treasure Shed!!
MOOOOving Day on the Johnny Moore Ranch.
OK, this reminds me of dances in gym class. Girls on one side and guys on the other. When I was told it was moving day I was a little curious. That ALWAYS gets me into trouble. The cowboys of today are a hearty bunch. T shirts, shorts and all. Horses have been replaced by … Continue reading MOOOOving Day on the Johnny Moore Ranch.
Our maternity ward...country style. OK, Note to self. DONT ever ask the store clerk for hamburger. Thinking that it would be good to have some hamburger to fry up for supper.... Let me set the scene for my latest embarrassment. We have a little store here. They have a pretty good selection. When I asked about … Continue reading Hamburger story
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