Category Archives: Family Time

Down but Not Out

We were blessed with a set of twin calves this year. But while the momma cow was having the second calf, the first was attacked by coyotes. She has had to overcome be dehydrated, weak, and a probable damage to … Continue reading

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New Farm Pup

Well, my middle girl will be eight on Monday and all I have heard for the last Two months is how she needs a farm dog of her very own. Now don’t get me wrong we have dogs a plenty … Continue reading

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A new start

If the phrase was ever true that a picture is worth a thousand words then the picture above says more than I ever can in this post. To say that my middle daughter is an animal lover is like saying … Continue reading

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Pictures from TENNESSE State Capital

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Pictures from the farm

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Joys of Mommyhood

It’s been a few fun filled days off. My oldest has been recovering from having her appendix removed last Monday. We have had several days of snow here in upper middle Tennessee. (That’s not that strange for early March either) … Continue reading

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A different side of me,maybe

I have been blogging less and living more in 2013 and I don’t know if this is good or bad. I go to meetings like the TN Farm Bureau’s Young Farmer and Ranchers young leaders conference like I am at … Continue reading

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Pictures from a day of preparation

Today has been a long day for us. We started at 600 AM getting ready. Them off to the vet for health papers for our Hogs. Then to Murfreesboro for the show. Next came bathing three hogs and clipping them. … Continue reading

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Pigs, Practice, and Patience (for Mom)

I thought that I knew what living in rural America was all about. I mean, I grew up in a rural county of 18,000 or so. Lived in a small home just off my grandfather’s farm. Watched my grandfather as … Continue reading

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Everything Changes

Well, for those of you that have read my blog, you realize that I have been remarkably silent for the last two months. It’s not that I have run out of things to say. It’s just that with building the … Continue reading

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