Saturday, June 26, 2010

Thursday, June 24, 2010


No we did not buy another animal. This is just the bull from the farm where we got Bernice and Jack. He is 26 months old and in my opinion he is massive. He has been in with Bernice since she calved and may be bred back to her. Speaking of possible pregnancies, two of the goats are looking a bit large through the middle. I'll look at them again in a couple of weeks, they may just be filled out with food. I'll see if they continue to get bigger and let you know.

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

A Visit to NC/SC

Earlier this month we made a road trip to the Carolina's to help Uncle Stuart and Ciocia Allie move into their first home. Konrad helped with the heavy lifting, Kandy stayed mainly at the new house watching the boys. They bought a brand new home in a new neighborhood with lots of curious neighbors all of whom seem to be members of the homeowners association. They tend to hover but so far aren't carrying any torches and even shared some fresh tomatoes from their garden with us.
We played Mexican Train Dominos each night. Nation of Domination (AKA Konrad) won big the first night but was dethroned the next as Kandy took control of game. Allie and Stuart didn't stand a chance at Dominos but won when it counted for money when we played 31. We enjoyed our visit and hope to see them again soon.

Sunday, June 20, 2010

Memorial Day

The boys and I went to my parents house for Memorial Day/Aaron's Birthday. Aaron celebrated his 32nd birthday on May 25th. He shares his birthday with our Grandmother in Arkansas, Grandma Brown, not in attendance. We had a nice (hot) afternoon by the pool and even squeezed in a game of dominos while much of the gang went by boat to a Crawfish Boil at a nearby boat dock. In the picture is my Mom, Kaden, Dad, Kolin, me and Aaron.

Saturday, June 19, 2010

Bernice & Jack

On Wednesday we took a friend's trailer and drove to pick up a new cow and her calf. We loaded the calf first, tied him in and then loaded the cow. It went fairly smoothly. When we unloaded, TBone came running. He is very excited to have friends his own size to share the pasture with. As you can see from the pictures, he stays very close. We decided to name the cow Bernice. Many years ago, Kandy's grandfather named the first cow born on his farm Bernice. He kept her for over 20 years. Though our Bernice wasn't born here, we are hoping she will be here for a very long time. Enjoy the pics.

Thursday, June 3, 2010

Garden-Spring 2010

Random pictures of our spring gardening
Kaden and Kolin helping to unload our free mulch from the county.

Cat, dog, barn and apple tree (small tree just behind the bird bath)

My truck full of free loot.

Dahlia and Mandevilla from shopping spree with Ciocia Sherry and Glenn