Category Archives: Henrietta (Etta for short!)

Grandma Cow

I haven’t done a check-in with our blog cow, Henrietta, in quite awhile, but now seems like the perfect time. Yesterday afternoon Etta became a grandma! Her oldest daughter, Sophia, became a mom to a white bull calf. Mom and … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday and Stuff

Four years later, and here I am. Four years ago I created this little nook for myself on the Internet, and I’m still writing. I don’t know how far my blog will reach or how long it will last, but … Continue reading

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Our Calf Gets a Name

Over the last three weeks I’ve watched “little Etta” grow and learn, but I still haven’t given her a name! I got a great name suggestion by email earlier this week, and it reminded me it was time to decide. … Continue reading

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It’s the Middle of August!

We can all read the calendar, but yesterday seeing “August 17th” really surprised me. September and fall are closing in on summer, and many of your households have already or will soon start the next school year. The days keep … Continue reading

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Henrietta Plus Two

Before I went home last night I walked through pen five, just as I usually do. Pen five houses our close-up cows. “Close-up” meaning they are close to their due date to give birth. I didn’t see any new calves … Continue reading

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