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After my mom passed away in 2005,  we were sorting through her things and I found a book that I had given her for Mother’s Day.  It was called “Harvest of Bittersweet” by Pat Leimbach, who was a farm wife … Continue reading

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National Ag Day

Check out the winning video essay for National Ag Day March 19 2013 http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=96nkePrvpVI

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Originally posted on The Adventures of Dairy Carrie… I think I Need a Drink!:
Today a new undercover video of a dairy farm was released and it really hit home for me… Shocking what goes on behind the closed doors of this…

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They Want to know WHAT??????

 Wow! Has it been five years already? Yes it’s time for that quinquennial government form. (Yes quinquennial is really a word…. I looked it up) I guess the folks over in Washington D.C. are worried that farmers don’t have enough … Continue reading

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Farmin’ Ain’t No Picnic (Part 4)

My brain is pretty well fried for various reasons so I went to my online thesaurus to describe Harvest 2012!  Here goes: accomplish, achieve, actualize, bring to fruition,bring to maturity, call it a day, cap, carry off,close, conclude, consummate, crown, determine,develop, discharge, do, do thoroughly, effect,effectuate, elaborate, end, equip, execute, fill,finalize, finish, fulfill, furnish, get through, go thelimit, go through with, go whole hog, halt, makegood, make up, perfect, perform, put to bed,realize, refine, round off, round out, settle, sewup, supplement, terminate, ultimate, wind up,wrap up   (Thank you Thesaurus.com)       We finished late Wednesday evening and luckily this year … Continue reading

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Farmin’ Ain’t No Picnic (part 3)

It’s been exactly 3 weeks since my last “farm” post.  Unfortunately, we have not made a lot of progress in those 3 weeks.  In our little part of Ohio, we received a couple drenching rains that have left the fields … Continue reading

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Farmin’s Ain’t No Picnic….. Part 2

Harvest 2012 is “on hold”, once again, due to Mother Nature’s fickle attitude!   We received over an inch of rain and the fields are wet again.  So we will have a few days to regroup and hope for some … Continue reading

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Six Word Saturday

Critters Skitter As the Harvest Begins

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The City boy and the Country boy

It’s good to get outside of your circle of friends and meet new people.   I think we all need to find out about life’s different perspectives now and then.   The young man we met on our weekend Getaway … Continue reading

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Six Word Saturday

Harvest begins and I start cooking.

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