Monthly Archives: April 2011

Top 10 Things You Will Never Hear a Farmer Say

10. That’s OK, I have enough seed corn caps 9. Hi honey, I’m home from the auction and I didn’t buy anything 8. My boots? I took them off in the garage 7. This tastes just as good as Mom … Continue reading

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The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

I know that Christmas has traditionally held the title of “Most Wonderful Time of the Year”, but I think that for people with cattle, the hands-down winner is calving season. For those of you not familiar with calving season, it … Continue reading

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The Cows Know It’s Sunday

Each and every day, chores  must be done Before anyone can leave, for work or for fun Most days, things go at a leisurely pace Except on Sundays, to church we must race The reason for that is strange, but … Continue reading

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Tailgates #1, #2, and #3

For the introduction to this series of posts about the life of an old farm truck and its extensive need for replacement parts, see “One Piece At a Time“. This follow up post offers details on the fate of the first … Continue reading

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