Dear Dave, Somewhere, someone else is getting our rain-I am convinced of it. Up until late July, we were doing okay but missed rains have left us in need of soil moisture out in the cattle pasture. I suppose we will get it sometime after I finish writing this letter to you, hopefully sooner … Continue reading Letter to Dave
After a period of work, I like a break. After a day spent mostly working around our farm, I recently called Lisa and said I was going into town for some coffee. It had been a few days of pretty-focused work and I wanted a little fun. Those drives into town have always represented recreation … Continue reading Take a little drive
The recent death due to a lady being dragged behind a horse really got me thinking about farm safety. Years ago, we used to be more concerned with safety around farm animals however that focus has changed in recent years as cattle ranches became wheat farms. Still, this tragic death reminded me of how my … Continue reading Farm Safety
I think our culture is one of consumers and the means to consume. When I think of how I grew up, it seemed that personal relationships and family were very important-this is a dynamic that still exists however less time is now spent on this focus. It seems more time is now spent on accumulation … Continue reading Digging Down
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