Gremlins… They are REAL!!!

Gremlins Gremlins Not the movie kind... don't feed after midnight, don't let them get wet. NO I am talking about almost every CAR I have ever owned! I may not be the most mechanical person in the world but REALLY!!! How can so many things go so wrong when I am driving! I owned a … Continue reading Gremlins… They are REAL!!!

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South Dakota

I was born in South Dakota. Dad tried hard to make a living as a farmer. I laugh when I hear people say "It must ge great to be a farmer! Work when you want play when you want." You can tell those people have NEVER even seen a straight row of corn. "You can … Continue reading South Dakota

What do you remember from Home EC??

I saw this question posted on Facebook. Yep, I have a story about it!! My class only had about a half dozen stoves in the Home Ec room. So we were set up to be the second group to actually cook. We turned in our grocery list. We had settled on apple fritters. The first … Continue reading What do you remember from Home EC??

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

Grassroots Halloween in Joe’s Colorado

I know that fall has always been my favorite time of the year. Weather cools, leaves fall and of course most significant HALLOWEEN!! You get to be someone you have always wanted to be. Ghost, ghoul, movie star or just a kid! No matter what age you are most of us have fairly pleasant memories … Continue reading Grassroots Halloween in Joe’s Colorado

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?

Just when you get your $hit together…

Guess what got delivered last night? Yep, just when I think I have gotten my shit together they bring in something to scatter it all over. Well, not my shit exactly but still. Who even knows what to do with it? OK, rhetorical really. If you have animals that digest vegetation. I.E. cows and horses … Continue reading Just when you get your $hit together…