Category Archives: farm

On the other hand…

Wheat harvest/corn silage harvest/grain corn harvest (just pick one) is in full swing.  And the good Lord must be testing us.  The combine just will not stay running for more than five minutes.  Although, help has arrived and we may have the problem … Continue reading

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Oak Tree Parenting

I posted on Facebook a while back that I had extra baby burr oak trees.My announcement gave guidelines as who could have these little beauties though….they had to be approved by me, the Oak Grandparent, for not just anyone can pry them … Continue reading

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For your viewing pleasure during THE DEBATE…

Yes.  My title is an oxymoron. Pleasure does not=debate. So much to say.    Yeah. That sums up my stinky attitude about The Debate tonight.  I already know how I’m voting.  Do I jump off the west side of the … Continue reading

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The Story of the Ten Horsemen Soon to be Eleven…oops, Twelve!

Update: Big Boss got #11 up last year. But. We need one more horse and rider. Number twelve arrived in April.  Right smack dab in the middle of corn planting, followed closely by wheat harvest, with corn silage harvest right … Continue reading

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Eighteen Shades of Blessings Update

Yesterday, I shared my Things That Make Me Happy list.  That was the Reader’s Digest version.  In the interest of not putting you to sleep, I kept it short. Besides, it changes almost hourly! Like right now, I’m looking out … Continue reading

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Sargeant, the Farm Dog

This is Sargeant, better known as Sarge.  He is our new puppy.  He’s an English Springer Spaniel, which is a favored breed around here.  We are adjusting, as is he.  Having to remember potty time is a bit of a … Continue reading

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Change in the Air

Ha!  I’ll bet you thought this was going to be a political post.  Not even close, although I DO have my opinions.  But that’s for another day. Yes, I’ve been neglecting this place.  Not intentionally you can be sure.  It’s … Continue reading

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To Mo, the Farm/Town Dog

Mo is not my dog. Officially. He’s really a granddaughter’s Yellow Lab.  But he’s at our house as much as he is home. Or as much as he is at the farm. Or visiting neighbors. Yep, Mo likes to roam. … Continue reading

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Windless on the Prairie

NO WIND!!!!! Front porch… Open windows! Fresh air…as in no dust Birds. Everywhere. Singing their tiny hearts out because… NO WIND!!!!! Blooms busting out. EVERYWHERE. Cattle mooing while Big Boss feeds them. I can hear that because… NO WIND!!!!! Geese … Continue reading

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Kansas Prairie Fortresses: Fort Hays

This one had been waiting for us. It was just around the corner. How had we missed it? Just 60 miles north of us, sits Fort Hays. Yes, the one mentioned in Dances With Wolves or so they claim. I … Continue reading

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