Alfalfa

Alfalfa

Louisa had triplets on May 11th, during the bitterly cold night, and they were premature. Two were born dead and tiny Alfalfa was a fighter. He had no teeth and his eyes were not fully developed, and he could barely walk and certainly could not nurse by himself. For over a week I would tie … Continue reading

Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day

I have so much to be thankful for on this day, mostly for the privilege of having a treasured daughter, and a husband that treats us and our dear animals with patience and kindness, even when we do not deserve it. This sign from long ago that used to hang in many dairies is one … Continue reading

Equal Work?

Equal Work?

I had no idea that International Women’s Day even existed, but now I’m on Facebook I know a lot of things. I’m not feeling it though. Ok, before you get your thong in a wad, I know there are women around the world that are mistreated and worse. But I just don’t buy in to … Continue reading