Gramma passed away on Wednesday morning before daylight. I know I should post something about her, but I can't do it yet this soon after her dying. Everything I want to say seems like it's not enough, and none of it seems to say what I want to say. Eventually, I will write something about … Continue reading Funeral info for Gramma Izzie
Happy 47th birthday to the love of my life, Ted. I hope you have the best year of your life this year!
Ted ran upstairs this morning, and he told me he could hear one of our cows carrying on down around the barn while he was stringing fence for the new pig pasture. He said he was going to run down and look. Ten minutes later he called me from his cell phone and said that … Continue reading TWO WERE BORN TODAY!!!
After Bessie gave birth last week, we were so excited to realize that the heifers would soon have calves, too. We counted up and figured all three would calve within the next month at most. This morning as I headed to work, I noticed Bindi acting strangely. Ted checked as he left and said she … Continue reading Sad about the stillborn
As I was taking Jake to school yesterday morning, I caught sight of Bessie with her tail standing straight out. I slammed on the brakes and yelled, "What's that cow doing???!?" We watched a minute, and Jake said, "Awww, she's just poopin', Mom." And she was...but as I stared intently at her rear end, I … Continue reading Gramma got her wish!!!
It's hard to write anything right now. I want to do it; I take farm photos for posts, but then when I sit down to write the words, I feel like these are frivolous things to say and show to anyone. My heart breaks daily as I see Gramma Izzie's health and strength declining, little … Continue reading I’ve been quiet for a while…