Farm dogs are always on duty. At least, our farm dog thinks she is. One day, after a layer of new snow, I looked out the window over the backyard. This panorama (click to make it larger) shows the enthusiasm our loyal puppy has for protecting her family against…well, I’m not sure what. Below is my best … More What Does a Farm Dog Do All Day?
Earlier this winter, our puppy caught sight of a nature show hubby was watching on TV. When the wolves appeared, she got very agitated. At the end of the video when she runs off the deck, she ran around to the far side of the house in an attempt to find those creatures that were … More Photo Friday March 15, 2013 “Puppy Watching TV”
It rained today. It has been a while since I could say that. We are in the midst of a historic drought in northeast Nebraska . People are comparing it to the 50’s or even the 30’s. We limped through last year, using all of the reserve soil moisture and depending on irrigation to keep … More The Day It Rained
Time to catch up on a few things around the ranch… Blizzard Fail. In my post a few days ago “Getting Ready for the Snowstorm“, I talked about the lengthy checklist in getting ready for the weather system that was predicted to dump 12-20″ of white stuff on us. Well, the ‘great’ storm has come and … More Random Updates: Stinky Puppy, Blizzard Fail, and Brilliant Garden Idea Number 1 for 2013
Our puppy loves to nap on the front porch. Most of the time she sleeps on the rug. Recently she decided to surplant the kitties from their favorite nap spot. We had our first snow of the year recently. I do not care for winter or snow, but I greatly appreciated any precipitation in this … More Random Photos: Sleeping Puppy, Cows and Snow, Football Fans
A week ago, we adopted a puppy to replace our old dog who passed away. I was nervous about having a puppy, but she has been exceptionally good…so far. Read below to check out what she thinks of her new home. Monday 4 p.m. Playing with Mom and sister. A strange car drives up and … More Diary of a Farm Puppy
It is most definitely spring here in northeast Nebraska. I scored my first sunburn a couple days ago. The kids found the little wading pool in its winter storage, pulled it out, and played for hours. I think that 2012 (this is being written before April 1!) has already equaled or exceeded the number of … More Spring Is for Babies…Animals That Is
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?