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Anxiety on the Farm & Jury Duty

When a livestock farmer is called for jury duty, anxiety sets in. This happened to my husband last night. Kevin came in from working at 9:30 p.m. and he found the letter requesting his presence at the county court house … Continue reading

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Life In a Rural Community

Last week our daughter had a big basketball game at her school against a neighboring town; it was the “Think Pink” game that is becoming an annual tradition for our school.  FCCLA organized this event to raise money for breast … Continue reading

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Larry the Feed Guy

When Rachelle was five days old, I went back to work full-time on our farm.  “Why so soon,” you might ask?  I had to write paychecks and pay bills, we had a week’s worth of sows that had been bred … Continue reading

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Another Cold Day on the Farm

It’s winter time and it’s cold outside! This isn’t my favorite time of the year, I don’t like being cold.  Farmers who care for livestock normally spend quite a bit of time in the cold weather.  You might be saying, … Continue reading

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Breeding Day at Our Farm – What an Adventure!

***NOTE:  Due to my mishap with my phone last week, I did not take pictures this morning under the advice of my husband!  🙂  The pictures in this blog were not taken this morning but they were taken by Janice … Continue reading

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Department of Labor Pulls the Proposed Child Labor Regulations

Tonight I received some news that made my day!  The kids and I were taking care of our cattle when I glanced down at my phone because I had a message.   I had to do a double take when I read the … Continue reading

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