On this day (several years ago), which ended with a bull on the highway, I started my morning around 2:30 a.m. on the east coast to catch a flight out of a small airport after a professional conference. The journey included one cancelled flight and making it home three hours later than I was originally … More The Bull On the Highway
After I posted “You Might Be a Farm Wife If….” I got so many great comments and feedback, I had to create another post. You might be a farm wife if…. The veterinarian is on your speed dial ahead of all food delivery/takeout places. Husband asks what you are doing today and you know he … More You Might Be a Farm Wife If (Take 2)…
I really like animals. I do NOT like possums. They resemble rats, but aren’t nearly as cute or smart. They have a nasty temper, but are not generally dangerous. They are, however, extremely persistent and after taking up residence in your yard, refuse to leave. If they would keep their ugly faces at an agreeable … More There Is No Such Thing As Possum Zombies, Is There?
I can feel the cold grip of winter loosening its hold here in northeast Nebraska. We had an extremely nice winter, but I am still happy to see spring. Below are some sure signs that spring has arrived at the farm…. #5-The cattle in the feedyard and pasture scare me because they are laying flat … More Top Signs It Is Spring On the Farm
We have had an exceptionally mild winter (2011-12) here in my part of Nebraska. We are getting rain instead of snow. We had a family campfire at Christmas. Hubby was even running the irrigation pivot in January in order to get some much-needed moisture into the soil for our pastures and newly-seeded grass. Hubby recently … More Why a John Deere Girl Should Never Drive a Red Tractor
Valentine’s Day on the farm does include all of the normal gifts like flowers and chocolate, but farmers and ranchers often show their creativity on this day. Here is a listing of Valentine gifts for farm wives. I have gotten some of these, but other submissions came from farm wife friends and relatives. Believe it … More Farm Wife Valentine Gifts
After I published the post “Top 10 Things You Will Never Hear a Farmer Say“, I received so many nice responses from friends on Twitter, Facebook and WordPress that I just had to share. Here are some more things you will never hear a farmer say…. I’ll get that fixed for you right away (Kelly … More More Things You Will Never Hear a Farmer Say