And so the Grandma Cat told me…

Ok, I know I am way out of my depth out here with the cows, horses and let us not forget - the barn cats! When I got here about a year and a half ago they were concerned about the number of cats in the barn. It kept going down. Well, you know I … Continue reading And so the Grandma Cat told me…

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Antiques and Junque!

Antiques and Junque My winter project. Trying to get ready for spring chickens. Who thinks I can actually do this, hold up your hands. You may not know but my hand is not UP!! If I get this done I want vacation in the Bahamas!! Right!     Have chicken coop, need chickens! Have junque … Continue reading Antiques and Junque!

Blood and guts!!

With Thanksgiving a memory - until you step on the scales! I wanted to share what I am sure will become yet another family story. My son, Peter, was here with a friend. Peter's Dad cooked the turkey (See guest of honor!). Peter's Dad, John, had sent the turkey over with Peter. As John started … Continue reading Blood and guts!!

Church

Ok, I know that there is always that one person. That person who just can't seem to be quite during church. Maybe a screaming kid, or a hacky cough or maybe SNORING! I think at this point I would have preferred any of those.  My Mom always made sure we were QUIET in church. No … Continue reading Church

From the Dairy Queen! Butter or Better?

OK, the dairy queen is at it again. Guess what? The ranch is now the proud owner of a milk separator AND an electric butter churn!! When the possibility of making butter had been brought up I had visions of me standing at a wood churn. Thank goodness the days of churning have reached the … Continue reading From the Dairy Queen! Butter or Better?

Off the grid or just off!?!?

This morning as I sat down at my computer I saw a truck pull in before I had finished my first cup of coffee. These nice men were here to finish the conversion to the solar power. They were setting up the meters, checking wiring and generally making for a safe and sane conversion to … Continue reading Off the grid or just off!?!?