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What a Change

Well, it officially feels like winter in Minnesota. On Tuesday it was in the 50’s. I was cleaning up some spilled feed by a bunk and had to ditch the jacket. That almost never happens in January! Yesterday morning started … Continue reading

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Thankful for the Little Things

I feel like I’ve been in a fog for the past week. I’ve spent more time away from home than actually at home. I’ve been back to my home town spending time with my grandmother who was taken to the … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary!

Eight years ago today I tied my life to the farmer’s. It was a beautiful summer day spent surrounded by our friends and families as we celebrated the start of our life together. Eight years later I’m a little surprised … 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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Belly Ache

This is not what you want to see first thing in the morning. She has a major gas build up and is bloated. The herdsman is coming to put a tube down her throat to release the gas. Not fun … 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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