Category Archives: Agriculture ( in general)

2017 is Coming to a Chilly End

Frigid. That’s an apt way to describe the last week of the year. We reached a high of about -2F / -19C on Christmas Day, and today, December 28th, we finally climbed above zero to a balmy 12 degrees. The … Continue reading

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Halloween 2017

What’s just as cute as a cuddly 7-month old in a dragon/dino costume? A 19-month old in the same dragon/dino costume of course! Last year I searched around for a friendly green alligator costume or the like, and I finally … Continue reading

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France and More

10 years ago JR and I went on an agriculture and dairy study adventure to Switzerland during May term. I extended my stay for a few days with 4 girlfriends to visit Munich and Rome while JR and his buddy spent … Continue reading

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Live on the Farm

As January starts winding down I am deeply thankful for the mild weather stretch. I don’t like foggy grey, but the “Pacific-style” weather has been keeping our temperatures around the freezing point instead of typical lows below zero. It is … Continue reading

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The Mood of January

It’s no secret January can be a hard month. The flurry of holiday celebrations are winding down, the days are dark, and in the north the days are cold. Still, cold is relative. As I write this we are in … Continue reading

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