I had a really good time at my Uncle Donnie's 90th birthday gathering. Once I got there. I learned something new about South Dakota. I was driving along minding my own business. When out of NOWHERE What to my wondering eyes should appear but flashing red and blue lights! Just 5 miles from my destination. … Continue reading NOT just a suggestion…
Guess what I did this afternoon? I got a chance to witness the birth of the first of what we hope will be a long line of cows on Peter and John's ranch. First when Harvey (my brother and ranch manager) said that we had a heifer (first time mothers) that looked like her water … Continue reading Cows GROSS content alert!!
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!
Should have had an Inkling 7:00 AM It is Monday morning in the household here in Kirk. Silence is emanating from the top of the stairs to the bottom of the basement. Not a sound to be heard... 7:30 AM Still as silent as can be. Why would this be note worthy I hear you … Continue reading Should have…
Yes, we have the lumber! Yes, we have the land! Yes we have the tools... for me anyway. A chair and a measuring stick. I get to set and watch the really big tools work. I get to measure how deep to put the posts into the ground and how far to cut into … Continue reading Seed house underway!! It only took two years!!
Once again I sit in my smoke filled residence. Mom and Dad had a rather touching tradition of making candy and some banana bread etc. for the neighbors. Thinking that I would TRY to carry it on with the "Santa Clause" at the volunteer fire department in Kirk. I tried some divinity.... managed to put … Continue reading Christmas Cheer?!?
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.