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  • A sibling reunion

    9/27/2016 11:30:59 PM, by MSLZZY

    Although I could not be there, DH took his mother to visit with her sister in a care center 2+ hours away. Her two brothers flew into Omaha a... Read more

  • Get up and get going

    9/27/2016 12:10:27 AM, by MSLZZY

    Use every minute of your day to do something, anything, that you can be proud of at the end of the day. DH is gone for 2 days and despite wo... Read more

  • Grandma time is almost over

    9/25/2016 10:38:01 PM, by MSLZZY

    I am back at DD's house, GS is asleep and the weekend is almost over. The laundry is done, the litter boxes are cleaned and the dishes are do... Read more

  • GS and I are a team

    9/24/2016 10:20:46 PM, by MSLZZY

    We had a wonderful morning while DH was gone to the farmers market. We went to 2 rummage sales and he didn't buy a thing. Home to do laundr... Read more

  • A bundle of joy with a ton of energy

    9/23/2016 11:46:38 PM, by MSLZZY

    Now I know why the human race has children early in life. My, does the little man move. I stayed overnight, got up early to get organized a... Read more

  • GS is a real peach!

    9/22/2016 10:02:43 PM, by MSLZZY

    DD asked that I be here by 4:30. Just a few minutes late due to road construction. They left at 5 and GS and I went for a long walk with me ... Read more

  • Maxine and Nadine

    9/21/2016 11:17:37 PM, by MSLZZY

    Maxine was on hand today and I was so glad she was pushing things along as much as she did. We made a great team as we burned through so ma... Read more

  • The machine was spared

    9/20/2016 10:29:25 PM, by MSLZZY

    Avery productive day and I was all set to make one last double batch of noodles tonight and be done for the week. But life happens. The pag... Read more

  • I stepped back a bit

    9/19/2016 11:08:53 PM, by MSLZZY

    Only made 3 batches of noodles tonight but cooked up all of the ripe tomatoes. DD wanted some tomato juice last night but the cupboards ar... Read more

  • A different focus

    9/18/2016 9:30:13 PM, by MSLZZY

    No more gutters or housecleaning today. After Bible study, church and coffee time, DH changed clothes to do farm chores and I started maki... Read more

  • The gutters are done

    9/17/2016 11:23:47 PM, by MSLZZY

    as well as housecleaning, laundry and mowing the lawn. No wonder I am ready for bed. Sleep well! I know I will. HUGS!... Read more

  • The Change Up Challenge

    9/17/2016 12:14:07 AM, by MSLZZY

    An article of SP today stated that changing things up is a good way to do something beside the same old routine. I really hadn't intended to ... Read more

  • Super wet day

    9/15/2016 8:59:28 PM, by MSLZZY

    The weatherman predicted just .25 of an inch of rain. We just stuck under a "training" system and the rain tracked over us all morning and in... Read more

  • Take pity on the poor noodle machine

    9/14/2016 7:38:39 PM, by MSLZZY

    Three batches of dough Sunday, Monday night off, Tuesday night-2 batches of dough and another 2 tonight. Thank goodness the machine hasn't ... Read more

  • Comfort food

    9/12/2016 11:42:05 PM, by MSLZZY

    It will be unseasonably cool for the next few days so I opted to make a pot of chili to tide us over. DH is gone tomorrow for a recertificati... Read more

  • A peaceful Sunday

    9/11/2016 9:53:23 PM, by MSLZZY

    It was a cool and calm Sunday. After Bible study, church and coffee time with the family, I planned my afternoon. I made a triple batch of ... Read more

  • Quite a cool morning

    9/10/2016 10:46:15 PM, by MSLZZY

    50 degrees this morning just before sunrise. Fall is just around the corner. After helping DH get ready for the farmers market, I set to th... Read more

  • Feels like fall

    9/9/2016 11:22:49 PM, by MSLZZY

    An early morning hail storm caused a lot of grief in the office. One of our best friends who camped with us at the State Fair had hail damage... Read more

  • Tip top Thursday

    9/8/2016 11:38:58 PM, by MSLZZY

    Full day of work with SIL there most of the day and planning how to handle new work load. Learned a few tricks to use on the new program an... Read more

  • Back from the fair

    9/7/2016 4:04:27 PM, by MSLZZY

    Very slowly getting back into SP after being gone to the fair. It comes in 2 stages-one being that I had to unpack, wash laundry and I am out... Read more

  • The battle of the minds-Ode to BESSHAILE

    9/2/2016 2:35:56 PM, by MSLZZY

    I love reading BESSHAILE'S posts when her left brain and right brain have conversations, choosing sides and arguing the virtues of each opini... Read more

  • No fluff today-just a surprise

    9/1/2016 11:41:49 PM, by MSLZZY

    I followed my usual morning routine and saw that my life and health agent was at the office early. Very odd. I walked in and he was dressing ... Read more

  • Cleaning out the refrigerator and a pail of fluff

    8/31/2016 11:15:39 PM, by MSLZZY

    Interesting mix of topics which I will address later. The day went quite smoothly. SIL was in and he got a lot done as well as I. I have plen... Read more

  • Two and a half hours

    8/30/2016 11:35:37 PM, by MSLZZY

    That is how long it took DH and I to catch and crate the chickens. It would have gone faster if we didn't have to reband some of the chickens... Read more

  • I Still Have My Job

    8/29/2016 11:50:41 PM, by 137XELS

    My supervisor realized before I explained what happened and I'm not in trouble. In fact, the disciplinary action she took last month for not havi... Read more

  • Change of plans

    8/29/2016 10:52:12 PM, by MSLZZY

    Since all of the bantam breeds of chickens are never outside in the dirt, we did not have to wash any of them tonight. DH can spot clean at t... Read more

  • Washing chickens for the State Fair

    8/28/2016 9:57:28 PM, by MSLZZY

    Yes, we do have to wash the chickens for the State Fair. You put special shampoo in a 5 gallon pail of water and dunk the chicken up and down... Read more

  • A clean house-the kids are coming

    8/27/2016 10:10:57 PM, by MSLZZY

    I knew both of the younger sons and their spouses were coming and I really needed to sweep and mop after DH left for the farmers market. I ke... Read more

  • Cleaning up messes

    8/26/2016 11:09:19 PM, by MSLZZY

    It is a shame when people are so quick to push mistakes off onto others just so they can come out on top. One of our farmers is making a big ... Read more

  • A very full day

    8/25/2016 11:37:21 PM, by MSLZZY

    I worked hard on my own today to get as many crop summaries mailed as I could beside the routine service work. Home to mow the lawn, mix up... Read more

  • Cleaning the barn

    8/24/2016 11:35:16 PM, by MSLZZY

    The first room of the "long" barn has always been a tad bit messy but tonight I decided to organize all the chicken crates and peach boxes th... Read more

  • Special firemens and EMS meeting

    8/23/2016 10:08:37 PM, by MSLZZY

    We had an intense training session on how to use a grain extrication tube and grain vac to remove persons caught in grain bins. It is a very ... Read more

  • And the goats are gone

    8/22/2016 11:11:47 PM, by MSLZZY

    It was relatively easy to move the goats out of the barn as one of the younger nannies took the lead and everyone else followed right into t... Read more

  • We finalized our decision with the goats

    8/21/2016 11:39:58 PM, by MSLZZY

    The newest vet is the area was willing to look at our goat herd and buy the goats we did not wish to keep. I spent most of an hour accessing ... Read more

  • Farmers Market update

    8/20/2016 10:43:34 PM, by MSLZZY

    Well. for all the hoopla about the weekend and why everyone would be having great sales at the market, DH found out differently. He was to st... Read more

  • Ready for farmers market

    8/19/2016 11:35:04 PM, by MSLZZY

    DH and I have spent the last 3 hours getting ready for farmers market. It is also Riverboat Days so the crowds should be huge. It will be a... Read more

  • I made Maxine mow the lawn

    8/18/2016 10:17:27 PM, by MSLZZY

    Since Maxine is such a good helper and has so many great ideas for staying busy, I put her on the mower just to see what she could do. Pretty... Read more

  • Maxine on steroids

    8/17/2016 11:50:18 PM, by MSLZZY

    It felt like I ran the Boston Marathon in just under 6 hours today. I started work extra early and was on the go the entire day. We had pla... Read more

  • Thinning the herd

    8/16/2016 11:38:48 PM, by MSLZZY

    We had a young father, his 2 sons and dad come to the farm. We traded a 3 year old nanny for a young billy and then bought 2 yearlings that... Read more

  • Making plans

    8/15/2016 11:01:57 PM, by MSLZZY

    Although there is so much going on in the office, I made sure to tell SIL that we need to pick a day when his youngsters can come to grandma'... Read more

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