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One more calf today...
Sunday, April 29, 2012      4 comments

Hi..we had another calf today so we have 118 now and 16 left to calve... We have had more rain today but the snow has held off...and the wind has gone down too..thank goodness... Today I didn't do too much...good to have a bit of a dow... Read more
One more calf today...
Friday, April 27, 2012      3 comments

HI..I missed blogging yesterday...busy as usual!! We did the morning chores and then hubby had a mandatory conference call to attend in Weyburn so we got the pasture truck cleaned out and ready to switch. I went along and did a bit of shopp... Read more
Finally another calf today!!
Thursday, April 26, 2012      7 comments

Hi..we went for several days without a calf but had a baby this afternoon..now we have 116... We had a wild, hectic day...started out with helping with chores and checking herds.then during coffee break we worked on getting hubby's work com... Read more
Another beautiful day...
Tuesday, April 24, 2012      2 comments

Hi..still no more calves yet but hubby was taking the midnight check last night and he came back in to tell me the northern lights were out so I went out to check them out..gorgeous!! helped with the morning chores and then quadded the pair... Read more
Productive Monday...
Monday, April 23, 2012      4 comments

Hi..we had a busy and productive day....it started out with chores as usual and then I took some time to work on the bridal shower decorations..making tiny barbed wire wreaths to put over jars for candle holders... ..After lunch we had our ... Read more
No calves for a few days..still at 115 calves...
Sunday, April 22, 2012      4 comments

Hi..today was a beautiful day :) We tagged, treated and turned out pairs from the corrals behind the barn...I was wearing lined overalls and they were like a sauna suit! Maybe twice the calorie burn?? We haven't had a calf since April 19t... Read more
Onederland Revisited....
Sunday, April 22, 2012      5 comments

Hi..what a great surprise to jump on the scale for the challenge weigh in and be 199...WooHoo!! Last year I was down 25 pounds and my lowest weight was 195..I'm now approaching that number..it's also my goal for the 5% challenge..so here's hopi... Read more
Rainy Friday...
Friday, April 20, 2012      3 comments

Hi..we've had rain off and on all day and the moisture is welcome for the pastures and tame hay :) I helped with chores this morning and we checked over and wrote down all the tag numbers in the yearly calf pen to decide who stays and who w... Read more
Friend's birthday party...
Friday, April 20, 2012      6 comments

Hi..what a great way to spend the afternoon...at a friend's house for her birthday. We had cake and drinks and visiting and laughs... You wouldn't believe..we woke to snow again and then it turned to rain so the snow is gone again... H... Read more
My Day of Holding Down the Fort...
Thursday, April 19, 2012      2 comments

Hi..just a quick blog..I'm pooped!! Hubby went to another pasture to help semen test bulls so I was in charge for the day..so I did all the chores and checks..no calves..but hubby found a sick calf this morming before he left so he gave it... Read more
Been so busy I missed yesterday's blog!!
Wednesday, April 18, 2012      4 comments

Hi...wow..I missed blogging yesterdy...it was a busy day..did lots of housework catchup..when I spend so much time outside the house really suffers...hubby went to town for the afternoon so I was on cow check call..and of course a cow was calvin... Read more
Cool and cloudy Sunday...
Monday, April 16, 2012      2 comments

Hi..we had a more leisurely Sunday for a change.... It started with coffee in bed, then a long luxurious shower...a healthy breakfast, some morning chores including helping a cow calve... When I checked last night at midnight there wa... Read more
2 Calm days in a row....
Saturday, April 14, 2012      1 comments

Today was a beautiful day..no wind and bright warm sunshine :) We spent most of today fixing the tractor..it was a way bigger job than we thought it would be...ended up having to take the rad off and a bunch of other stuff just to get the s... Read more
Beautiful calm day...
Saturday, April 14, 2012      3 comments

Well beautiful weatherwise....tonight hubby has been having trouble get his tractor apart and the new part on :( we'll try more tomorrow..this is the first day we've missed having a calf..still have 1 1/2 hrs til midnight.... Just watching... Read more
Too Windy Again Today....
Friday, April 13, 2012      5 comments

Hi..another day of wind in paradise... The wind plays me out so everything I have to do outside is twice as hard!! Chores this morning with hay down my back, more tagging this afternoon with straw down my back...at least the calf I bottle ... Read more

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