Category Archives: Work/Career

The day is waiting on you.

Wild winds have ushered in October. Listen! The trees are holding on tight, but can’t quite keep their skirts down, undersides showing. Even the wind seems to want to head south with the birds as it brings seasonal changes. The trick … Continue reading

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An Udderly Genetic Fault

Fact is, Abigail’s only mothering fault is her udder.  That’s a pretty important consideration.  Devastatingly so. A cow’s udder has 4 quarters.  Her front two became extremely enlarged several weeks prior to delivery.  The enlargement extended all the way down … Continue reading

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Just Make the Coffee at The Mayson Jar

It started with this blog, adding photography to the blog, then adding captions to the animals’ photos.  What did?  What started?  The idea of putting the animals’ photos on other media.  Such as a children’s farm animal book, Who Knows Whose … Continue reading

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March is going out like a … kid

I can admit that I do not love every single aspect of chores. I get really tired of mud and puddles. Although I can appreciate the beauty of winter, bitter cold wind that stings and chaps, makes me long for a warm, … Continue reading

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Photo Friday (on Saturday…)

Don’t let that adorableness fool you: I meant to blog on Friday…then, of course, I got distracted.  When the UPS driver delivered a package, he told me about a bald eagle he spied nearby.  I yelled for my son to … Continue reading

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Crisp, Cold & …. Complacent?

After too many dreary, rainy, cloudy, raw-feeling days, the sun is shining brightly today.  “Out!” I said to the animals.  “Out you go!!”  Yesterday, we opened their gates as the muddy, soft ground was starting to freeze up, making a … Continue reading

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Any Advice?

I have a pinched nerve(s) in my trapezius muscle – that muscle that runs between your neck and shoulder.  Sitting hurts.  Standing hurts.  Sleeping is nearly impossible.  It just hurts.  All.  The.  Time.  Like a toothache. I even went to … Continue reading

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