Another day, another blizzard…at least it feels that way here in Nebraska… I bet all those geese that made the migration are wondering why they left the tropics so soon. Even puppy prefers to sit on the deck and wonder about the strange weather. The irises are bravely following the calendar instead of … More Happy February 81!
A large weather system is on its way to the Great Plains. In a day and a half we are predicted to get anywhere between 12 and 20 inches of snow, depending on which weather station we consult. Of course, the first priority in the face of weather alerts is to ensure the livestock have … More Getting Ready For the Snowstorm
On a trip to visit my sister, we went through Badlands National Park in South Dakota. This group of Bighorn sheep was grazing in the valley below. They did not seem afraid of people, but the ram did not relax and graze until we drove away.
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