I Saw a Sign

In addition to vintage tractors, I like signs. All kinds of signs, old and new, as seen on machinery or sharing my favorite quote. These are a few signs I saw over the summer. There are a lot of tasks to do to get ready to wean calves; we continue to peck away at the to-do list. Monday, J and the neighbor … Continue reading


My Latest Projects

I have been working on a few crafty projects. Kelly at Old Blue Silo shared her latest creative pallet project. I knew it was something I could and wanted do too. J helped me cut the pumpkin shape and I went to painting. I added a bow made out of burlap and I stole the leaves off another piece of decor. It’s … Continue reading


Dogs and Quotes

I’m not sure where I found this newspaper article that gave “A Few Words of Wisdom,” but it has been taped to the front of my refrigerator long enough to be yellowed. I still like this food for thought. I’ve learned that life is not about how fast you run, or how high you climb, but how well you bounce. … Continue reading


Fencing and Water Projects

Friday morning J and I hauled the last load of weed bales; J used them to build a windbreak in the winter pasture. While he was unloading the trailer I strolled down to the dam and took these pictures with my cell phone. That night J and I went into town for the Homecoming High School football game. There were lots … Continue reading


I’m an Objective Thinker

The beautiful horses pictured here belong to a neighbor to the southwest of us. The same neighbor who has dairy cows on the prairie. I mentioned that we went through a DiSC training at the South Dakota Woman in Ag Conference. This was the second time I went through an in-depth assessment. My results from 2003 were very similar to … Continue reading