Family, Fun and Frustration

Last week was more abnormal than usual; atypical in good ways and in peevish ways. FAMILY: Mom and Dad came to visit! They got here on Tuesday afternoon and stayed until Friday morn. We looked at cattle, toured around pastures, visited Cousin T, relaxed and shared stories. FUN: Mom and I went on photography adventures. We photographed cattle, the beauty of … Continue reading


Make New Dreams Happen

You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream. ~ C.S. Lewis Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true. ~Leon Joseph Cardinal Suenens Think big thoughts but relish small pleasures. ~H. Jackson Brown. Jr. Always dream and shoot higher than you know you … Continue reading


Vintage Tractors

I enjoy looking at tractors from yester year. It amazes me to think that when each of these “new” tractors came out they were the best mechanical advancements of their time. They made farm life easier and more efficient. I look at the big new tractors of today and think how fast technology has developed and progressed. These tractors were on … Continue reading


Have Faith, Face Challenges, Love Life

When we have faith it truly changes our lives. You cannot be overcome by stress, panic, fear, feel alone, desolate, abandoned if you have faith. It is the shield that protects you. Believe in something bigger; something positive, so wholeheartedly, no matter what tests may come your faith in a positive outcome will see you through. Just believe and say “I … Continue reading


Couples That Can Work Cattle Together

I’ve been thinking about an article titled “A More Realistic Set of Wedding Vows for Ag Couples” since I read it last week.  I felt the desire to give my two cents on this subject and since today is J and I’s tenth wedding anniversary the timing is appropriate. July 10, 2003 was a day that changed my life forever. … Continue reading