The Good, The Busy, The Fun

I hope all of you had a blessed Easter weekend. The great gift of Easter is hope – Christian hope which makes us have that confidence in God, in his ultimate triumph, and in His goodness and love, which nothing can shake. ~Basil Hume Tuesday morning J’s favorite heifers calved, the last one! After seeing this pretty white face we knew … Continue reading


The Full Swing of Calving Season

This past week we got into the full swing of calving. The cows are keeping us busy with new babies and dealing with calving issues. It was another week of challenges, but J and I feel like things are starting to look brighter. Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle. ~Napoleon Hill. The weather was nice. Calving is a very … Continue reading


The Good, The Bad, The Dramatic

Last week was one to be noted. Noted and hopefully not repeated. We had drama, we had challenges and we had a few positive things too. The quote in my Heart of the Farm planner for last week reads: You were given this life because you are strong enough to live it. ~Unknown. I found this was ironic.  When I went to … Continue reading


I Like Sunshine

I tend to be a fair weather person. I am a realist that has to put a little effort at optimism. I wish everyday was a sunny blue sky, big puffy cloud with a breeze (not wind) in the air type of day. I function well on sunny days with nice temperatures. I like to wear hooded sweatshirts and vests keep me … Continue reading


And Then There Were 8

Last week I mentioned the weather and how it affects our daily tasks. I promise to keep the weather report to a minimum this week. Last Monday continued to be cold, snowy and windy. Tuesday surprised us with sun and warmer temperatures. I spent time shoveling snow and taking in some rays. Wednesday through yesterday we had spring like weather. Warm temperatures, … Continue reading