Our last calf has just been born

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We have been expecting this calf to come any day — since last month! So we brought Lady into the training ring, where she would have a nice barn and we could watch her...

We’re making good use of sunny and sixty!

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While we don't let grass grow under our feet, the past two days has been extra busy as our weather went from way below normal and snow to sixty with sunshine. I can just...

Winter’s still here, although it’s really only fall

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Last night we had a temperature of 7° F. Holy cow, it's not even the end of the month yet — October, that is! We usually are in the fifties with lows in the...

When it rains, it pours.

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Or snows actually. Last night we were driving home from the store and it began snowing. Then it really snowed, so heavily we could hardly see the road. And the temperatures are diving from...

Although the garden’s gone, harvest continues

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With crates and crates of various produce crowding our front porch and entryway, I'm busy as can be, saving seed and canning up tons of food to line our pantry's shelves. Two days ago...