Tuesday, June 30, 2009
Thursday, June 25, 2009
Wednesday, June 24, 2009
But rarely do you see me post pictures of Charolais cattle...
(For those of you who don't necessarily come from a cattle background...they're the white ones!)
Usually I post pictures of red cattle...because that is what we run for the time being here in Oregon.
But across the border into the great potato state of Idaho, Wade and his wife Kara have and take care of SS Charolais's cattle...
Clint Sexson + Wade Small = SS Charolais partnership!
Anyway, last week after the Union Stock Show, Clint drove over to Vale, and met Wade to look at some calves out of a bull they sold to the Roman's family. He also picked up some heifers out of their cows that Wade had hauled over and brought them back to our house.
And while I would have liked them to stay here in Eastern Oregon, they were purchased by some great friends of ours in the valley...
So they were just making a pit stop at our house before heading the rest of the way to Dallas...
They were a curious bunch...but maybe that was because I had flakes of hay in my hot little hands...
These girls were after my own heart....they liked to eat! :)
Anyway, we're super excited for the Hinton family and hope these heifers fit into their rest of their herd!
Tuesday, June 23, 2009
Monday, June 15, 2009
These guys were awesome!
*An eager freshman to make sure each piglet had a place to nurse...*
*And Heat Lamps*
Lots 'o heat lamps...
Baby piggies don't like to be cold!
*Oh, and a yoga mat*
So any old mat would do...
But all we had was my yoga mat...
So we cut it up for the babies to rest on...
I took one for the team :)
And all because...
* Success is Reason Enough *
And what better way to celebrate, than with a wedding shower!
She and her fiance are getting married at her parent's home in Cananda, ('eh!) so most of us won't be able to make it...
So good friends Becky, Holly, Rita and Kristin decided to all throw a kickin' wedding shower!
Which, by the way, gave us a great excuse to get together,
eat great food (thanks again Hogan's!),
shower Kathryn with presents,
play fun games
and play with cute babies.
Because there were a lot of babies at the shower...
and Kathryn broke quite a few ribbons...
Which only means....
More babies to come!
Congrat's again Kathryn and Steve! Best, best wishes!
Thursday, June 11, 2009
1. Who ever sees chickens roosting in a tree?
2. It has been a long week, and this made me laugh.
3. That's all. Have a great Thursday....Friday is just around the corner!
(I had to tell myself that first thing this morning.)
Monday, June 8, 2009
5 miles of highway to trail (can you call it "trailing" if you're on the highway?)
Trailers to move
More miles to trail off of the highway
People to round up
Bears to see (yes, I saw my first bear Saturday!)
Sandwiches and chips to munch
Rocks and sticks to throw
Though tiring, it was a day spent with friends...
And cute kiddo's...
And though everyone's rears were sore the next day (mine still is today, and I only rode half the time!)...
It was worth it. I think if asked, we'd do it again tomorrow.
Thankfully...we don't have to!
Have a great week...
...And Happy Birthday Lindsay!
Friday, June 5, 2009
and then Katie just laid on the floor turning in circles
* Funny dogs *
They calmed down some after they figured out this thunder-stuff was going to be around for awhile.
But we did get an inch of rain out of the deal, and that is something to be thankful for.
Happy Thunderstorm-less Friday!