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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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You Never Know

what you’ll find in my driveway!!!  You could find a Massey Ferguson 8670 or  a stinky silage truck…that’s the most probable.  Or a manure spreader might show up.  Not a pleasant smell there either.  Or maybe a stock trailer headed … Continue reading

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and before they’re all gone…

How many times have looked backwards and thought, “Man, I wish I had….”? Like the two great-grandmothers I had until age 20.  I wish had recorded their memories of…oh I don’t know, maybe THEIR grandmas.  Which would have taken me … Continue reading

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What does this photo mean?

  See that combine peeking from behind the tree?  It’s headed to The Last Field of wheat. Wheat harvest is OVER! Completed. Finis. Done. All in all, it was a good one.  Just strung out.  Which thankfully, was mostly due … Continue reading

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Attention all Cookie Monsters

“MOM!  You HAVE to get Karen’s cookie recipe!!!!!!!!!!!!!” Yes, the above statement/exclamation created an emergency situation in the household, some 20 years ago.  I went into full-fledged crisis mode within milli-seconds. Where?   On a church skiing trip. Who?  KAREN!!!!! … Continue reading

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Where chocolate milk DOESN’T come from…

Originally posted on The Adventures of Dairy Carrie… I think I Need a Drink!:
Since the milk from our cows goes to Swiss Valley, this gallon of milk could have milk from my cows in it. The other day I…

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Drug junkies on a farm?

  You better believe it!  Why every time our cowboys have an extra day or so, they line up all 5,000 head of cattle and pump them full of all sorts of fun stuff…like antibiotics, wormers, vaccines.  You didn’t know … Continue reading

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