Tag Archives: Minnesota farmer

June is Rolling By

It’s June in Minnesota, and summer is in full swing. Well, technically we just had the summer solstice late last night, but it has felt like summer all month. Speedy is doing what little boys do and discovering joys such … Continue reading

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She will be called Parsnip 

Happy April! A small boy who keeps growing is keeping me on my toes all the time. He walks, crawls,and babbles with vigor. His favorite activity is loading and unloading — whether it be cans and bottles from any non-secured … Continue reading

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Why I Keep an Eyelash Curler in my Car

I am a master at getting ready quickly. If I come in from the barn with 10 minutes until go time, I can usually shower, dress, drag a comb and product through my hair, and be in the car with … Continue reading

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Fall Finds

November is here, and the chill air today has me acknowledging winter is close by. Snow, snow, and more snow is all the weatherman can talk about, but so far today is just a dull, dry, gray. On Saturday for … Continue reading

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The Fourth of July basically announces the middle of summer, right? Even when individual summer days stretch endlessly beneath unrelenting hot, sunny skies, the summer itself moves faster than I can believe. How about for you? Though after our mostly … Continue reading

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