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Mixed up day, lots of activity!
Friday, May 06, 2016      9 comments

Well I hit over 20 K steps today, kind of wondering where they all came from! I had to get up early to go to Millinocket to get my truck inspected. I just noticed last week that it was due in October. That was a surprise, last time they inspe... Read more
Kind of boring work days!
Monday, May 02, 2016      12 comments

I got up to a nasty surprise tonight, there was no water in the tap, I am not quite sure what the problem is but I went out and checked all the outlets and nothing was running over, so I switched to the well until I can go up into the woods and ... Read more
Think I over did it today!
Saturday, April 30, 2016      9 comments

I worked only part of a shift on Thursday so I got home at about 12:30 am. I would like to report I went right to sleep but you know that never happens. Calliope was so happy to see me come home she did kind of push the computer out of the way... Read more
750 Days on SparkPeople
Thursday, April 28, 2016      15 comments

750 days, wow, when did that happen??? Seems like SP has become a habit. I started two years ago in March, determined to lose 60 lbs, 60lbs that had crept up on me the last 4-5 years while working nights, trying to do farm stuff during the day... Read more
Another down day.
Tuesday, April 26, 2016      13 comments

Today was a quiet day, I got up early so I could get Calliope to the vets at 11. Chores were easy with the cows going out to eat big hay bales, no lugging small bales all over the place! Calliope was not really upset about the cat carrie... Read more
Kind of a laid back day today post traveling.
Monday, April 25, 2016      11 comments

All that traveling is definitely hard on a person, it would be better if I was able to stay another day, but with traveling Friday, and Sunday 6 hours each way that is too much time to hold still for me! I didn't rush on the way home, took 295 ... Read more
On and off the farm
Saturday, April 23, 2016      12 comments

Yesterday was a travel day, but it started early with chores. Last night when I brought the cows in Juniper was doing her usual destruction mode, and pulled off the board that keeps the divided door closed so I had to close the inner insulated ... Read more
Apache on the move (video blog)
Wednesday, April 20, 2016      11 comments

Apache running off some steam, she has to come back up to the door each time for a kiss on the nose, what a spoiled horse!... Read more
Fun and busy farm day
Wednesday, April 20, 2016      7 comments

I needed to get everything done today, because back to work tomorrow! Started with letting Apache out first thing to run, I caught a lot on video but missed the first around the pasture laps, but they would have been too far away anyway! ... Read more
Back at work, and a sign of spring!
Saturday, April 16, 2016      10 comments

I had a meeting at 7:30 today with the personnel director, it was very interesting. We bonded over talk of horses, chickens and bees, then talked about lamb, her husband loves lamb, and proceeded to start to talk about early retirement. As a h... Read more
Last day to get stuff done for a while, and new ewe lamb picture!
Wednesday, April 13, 2016      15 comments

So I have been talking to my friend here and there, she said she is in a daze, guess I know about that. I looked up the obituary to see when the service was and didn't find it but had a second shock, Wow, two people in two days, my flight instr... Read more
Kind of a sad day today
Tuesday, April 12, 2016      17 comments

I was talking with a friend last night in the barn while I was waiting to see if the ewe was going to have twins or not, she waited almost an hour to push out the placenta, usually if a second one is coming it is before the placenta so I knew sh... Read more
Sunday barn time
Sunday, April 10, 2016      7 comments

I spent most of the day in the barn today. First chores, then shovel out the famous ditch, I did take a picture of the empty ditch tonight, forgot about the full ditch picture! That took a few hours. Then I gave the kittens their booste... Read more
Last night of work
Friday, April 08, 2016      12 comments

Well it is finally here the last night, it has been a hell of a week, stress here is mounting very high and nobody is happy. I have a feeling it is going to implode on the day people because the personnel committe is lieing to admistration, an... Read more
Cold cold cold!
Tuesday, April 05, 2016      10 comments

The weather really took a change for the worst, it has been very cold and very windy now for 3 days and will only be 8 degrees tonight. I went for a walk on my walking path down to the hay field a couple of days in a row, one day I was sloshing... Read more

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