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Dark Morning

It’s been kind of crummy around here for the chore girl, aka me. Yesterday morning, I had a dead calf. It wasn’t a surprise, she’s been going downhill for the past week. I’m actually surprised she lived as long as … Continue reading

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Goodbye is Never Easy

Yesterday was the day I’d been dreading since Sadie hurt her leg (See post Tough Choices). We had to have her put down. The last couple of weeks she’d been getting stiffer and stiffer. She’d also started falling going up … Continue reading

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Heartbreak and Anger

Yesterday morning I watched the latest undercover video released by Mercy For Animals. I was horrified. I would recommend not watching it. The farmer told me not to watch it. He said he only made it 30 seconds into the … Continue reading

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Life Goes On

We lost another heifer yesterday. It never gets any easier when one dies. The farmer always tries to make me feel better by telling me when you have this many animals you’re going to lose one once in a while. … Continue reading

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To Have Loved and Lost…

This weekend I was reminded of a lesson you learn early on a farm. Animals don’t live forever. Sometimes they die because of sickness, some of old age, and sometimes the harsh reality of our meat-loving culture takes them. Growing … Continue reading

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