At Dusk

Greetings from Minnesota. It was a warm one today in the high 80’s, and the humidity is rising again.

After a hot day under the sun, I especially look forward to dusk.

I love the feeling of night coming over the world. It sounds cheesy, but there’s something serene and almost mystical about twilight coming on.

The only thing that may compare is dawn, which I try to enjoy with my running shoes on.

I’ve tried to capture a little of the magic of dusk at the farm as I see it.

Normally I don’t go crazy with posting similar photos, but tonight you’ll just have to bear with me. πŸ™‚

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God surely can make a beautiful sunset.

What is your favorite time of day?

About Lisa

Hi, I'm Lisa. Dairy farmer's wife and Minnesotan to the core, I write about rural farm life, running down country roads, and the food, faith, and family that bind everything together. Follow along on my journey.
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6 Responses to At Dusk

  1. Jena says:

    I’m not sure what my favorite time of day is. Bed time? It’s neat how everyone’s view of the sunset is different. You can see land for miles in yours, and in mine I see grass flats & water. I can’t wait to watch the sunset over the water next week.

  2. Heidi Nicole says:

    I love the sunsets! And you have a ton of calf hutches! How many calves do you currently have in hutches?

  3. bearrunner says:

    What ever time it is hottest πŸ™‚

    cheers

  4. Jess says:

    What in the world. Why do they each have their own little house like that?

    And yes, the sunsets have been fabulous over this way lately too. πŸ™‚

    • Lisa says:

      We raise many of them in hutches because it keeps them from sucking on each other – they love to suck on everything – and allows them to each get their own feed. We can monitor how much they’re eating, and they don’t have to compete with other calves for grain. It also helps prevent spread of illness if anyone gets sick. We have raised some in group pens, but it seems like they stay healthier and grow better in individual hutches. πŸ™‚ Once they’re about 8 wks they get moved into group pens.

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