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Sleep day
Monday, December 14, 2015      8 comments

I only did minimal errands today and got home a little after 9 this morning. I did chores quick and got some breakfast and off to bed! I woke up briefly at 11 or so with someone pounding on the door like there was a fire or something. I didn'... Read more
Fantastic day until I had to go to work lol
Sunday, December 13, 2015      7 comments

I started out pressure canning the stock today, two big pots were all done, strained and de-fatted and ready to can. The last one had simmered all night and was ready to take the bones out, strain, and de-fat. I got one canner load in the pres... Read more
Sometimes it takes all day and you are not sure what you got done!
Saturday, December 12, 2015      5 comments

I started this morning dealing with the broth, I took out all the bones, saving the marrow bones for Grant's dogs, and throwing the rest in a 5 gallon bucket, the meat and fat was just falling off the bones so that went into a bucket for the chi... Read more
Superwoman!
Saturday, December 12, 2015      8 comments

I got so much done yesterday that I felt like Superwoman! It was a long and unwieldy list for Friday and I didn't really have much hope of getting half of it done but I got up early and went right at it. I made sure I ate a good breakfast firs... Read more
First night off,
Thursday, December 10, 2015      9 comments

Seems like I am constantly rearranging my schedule, the first night off work is another day where you don't know when you should be sleeping or awake! I didn't get home until late this morning, about noon, because of an eye appointment plus err... Read more
Slow at work tonight
Tuesday, December 08, 2015      9 comments

Funny how the work load is never the same two days in a row around here. Last night was quite busy, and tonight I have only drawn one patient and done work on two. There wasn't even any filing to do. I brought my teddy bear and elephant stuff... Read more
No sleep today :(
Monday, December 07, 2015      8 comments

Today I had to go pick up the beef, it wasn't going to be finished packaging until 3 pm so that totally cut out my usual nap before going to work tonight. It is going to be a long night, I am tired already. The eggs I was supposed to dro... Read more
Lots done today, but not all I had planned, but that is OK
Sunday, December 06, 2015      5 comments

Well I am quite pleased to have so much soup done today, I put 6 quarts of vegetable beef soup, 6 quarts of lamb barley soup, 4 quarts of beef barley soup, 4 quarts of chicken rice soup with veggies, and 4 quarts of pea soup with lots of chopped... Read more
Saturday farm time
Sunday, December 06, 2015      5 comments

Today I decided to make a list of 3 things to accomplish every day that I am off, I think I vastly overestimated what I could accomplish today. The list included, clean out the barn, sort and put piles of clothing in totes, make some soup for wo... Read more
Snow!
Friday, December 04, 2015      8 comments

We had snow yesterday while I was sleeping, it always makes for a interesting ride to work. I did know it was supposed to snow and spent quite a while in the morning getting the remaining cows in the barn. Three of the cows were spooked ... Read more
Sad morning.
Thursday, December 03, 2015      21 comments

This morning I had to bury my elderly cat Frannie, officially called Frances. Frannie was with me for 24 years, a long time friend. She used to sit on my lap during milking and was a very sweet kitty. She was a coon cat, with the ear tufts, a... Read more
One day off and lots accomplished!
Tuesday, December 01, 2015      4 comments

I started today with the animals, did chores, including the water, the line is frozen for the last two days so I have to drag a hose out and fill the tank. That takes quite a while, while it was filling I went down back and closed the gate into... Read more
Sunday, last night of work and chores
Monday, November 30, 2015      6 comments

I got up early again tonight to get animals in the barn, I have been putting them in for a kind of introduction to Juniper the new Angus heifer, but tonight is supposed to be in the single numbers so having animals in the barn is necessary to ke... Read more
Fun time at chores tonight!
Saturday, November 28, 2015      5 comments

Wow was I ever tired driving home this morning, I hate the feeling of fighting to keep eyes open when they keep wanting to close, usually I get a cup of tea to drink on the way home, helps me to stay awake. This morning however there was a lot ... Read more
First work night
Friday, November 27, 2015      6 comments

I lazed around in bed for a while this morning, knowing I wouldn't get much sleep today. After morning chores, which include petting this spoiled heifer! I went to get some packages at the post office, I ordered some material to make a teddy b... Read more

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