Tuesday, August 31, 2010
The conditions are dry. The cattle's pasture is thinning so we are preparing to move them to greener pastures. A job that began Saturday has continued into this night. Tomorrow, if the Lord's willing and the creeks don't rise, we will be opening the gates to cattle paradise, lush, tender, delectable grazing.
You have to love farming. It is not a easy task Work is done, no matter the weather and animals need care every day, not just when you feel like it. The love of farming has to course through your veins or you will not succeed.
I tried to help as much as I could taking pictures but that wasn't enough. I was the gofer...you know, go for this, go for that, hammer a few steeples, hold a wire. I do that well although I did not find the wire cutters in the dark, that will have to wait for daylight.
So tomorrow we will continue after our paying jobs are done for the day. Our love of farming, our sense of accomplishment, our love of the animals will over come the tiredness and we will finish.
Monday, August 30, 2010
Sunday, August 29, 2010
Friday, August 27, 2010
The temps are cooler so that is a relief. I can tell the difference in the people, every one is feeling happier. Now, if we just get a few good rains, we will be partying.
Thursday, August 26, 2010
Wednesday, August 25, 2010
Now, I am shutting up like Dad advised me too!