Monthly Archives: October 2012

Winter has Arrived!

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Winter announced its arrival this year by dropping daytime temperatures 45 degrees within 48 hours and then dumping an inch-and-a-half of rain on us in eight hours. We were also treated to hail the size of my thumb, thunder, lightning … Continue reading

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Encouraging Kids in Agriculture

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I spent Saturday morning at the local 4H Livestock Judging Day with the three members of the youngest generation. Livestock judging day, as the name implies, is a time for the 4H members to learn how to judge a particular … Continue reading

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The Intransigence of Sheep

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There‚Äôs an old saying that women and cats do as they will, and men and dogs must make the best of it. I think our sheep have been talking to the cats. Evening chores around here consist of giving the … Continue reading

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