Tag Archives: Humor

Pride and Prada-ness

I arrived back in Kentucky from my latest trip last Tuesday evening. Funny, after three more weeks away from home, the farm felt strange. The deep green grass, now browned by a month long drought, mimicked the scrubby, sparse landscape I left behind … Continue reading

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I Don’t Want to Live in a Kennel!

I think I convinced Mike this morning to build a simple arbor for the front yard. My idea was to build it to support the grapevines he propogated last fall, provide support for a fence gate at the driveway, and provide two … Continue reading

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Don’t Know Why There’s No Sun Up in the Sky, Stormy Weather

A few weeks ago, in the midst of a thunderstorm, Mike brought home a little Angus bull to join our cowshed babies. He named him Stormy and, being fond of movies from the 40s and 50s, I cannot see the … Continue reading

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Don’t Fence Me In

A cold, wet nose nudging my warm, bare underarm awoke me at 4:30 this morning. Eddie wanted out. Who was I to say, “no?” One of the attractions to this place, for me, was the lack of fences. I grew … Continue reading

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City Girl Images of a Real Farm

At Christmas, a friend gifted Mike with twenty Broad Breasted Bronze turkey chicks, eventhough he knows we have never raised fowl of any kind. Mike did a quick study online to learn everything he could and discovered, for example, that a round brooder … Continue reading

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Calves on a Shoestring

Okay. So Mike and I have decided we like this calf-raising adventure we are in. There are drawbacks, to be sure, but for the most part, it is something that Mike is capable of and I have learned I have an affection for. … Continue reading

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Going to the Dogs

I woke up after daylight feeling better and have been able to drink some coffee and keep it down. I’m even feeling a little hungry, but afraid to try anything right now. Thank you to those who wrote wishing me … Continue reading

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