Monthly Archives: September 2011

Cinnamon rolls

We are almost done harvesting.  I think there is less than thirty acres left to go.  It should all be finished tomorrow morning.  So we didn’t quite get finished by the end of September, but almost.  We were doing barley … Continue reading

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Rusty is a shy dog, you may remember.  She greatly dislikes having things pointed at her, and this includes cameras.  In fact, I had just gotten her to sit nicely and look at me when I used my little point … Continue reading

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We tried to grow a field sunflowers one time.  Actually, it was called sunwheat for some reason.  It didn’t do so well for us, although other people still grow it in places in this province and in other provinces.  Maybe … Continue reading

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Dead trees

One of the heifers was out of the pasture last night.  She seemed to go back in calmly enough, but cows are crafty that way.  They are excellent at discovering openings in a fence.  Since our combine is in town … Continue reading

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Over the past couple of years I have waited somewhat impatiently in spring for my tulips to come up.  This year, of course, they were a little too wet to grow properly, but I had been noticing that fewer and … Continue reading

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The first and, until today, only time I have ever had crepes was when I was in junior high.  We made them in our Home Ec. class, I think.  Well, I should say my classmates made them.  I had an … Continue reading

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A person with little to no farming experience (namely, some radio hosts who live in cities) will cheerfully say, when reading the weather, that a day like today is perfect harvest weather.  Today it was 31 degrees, dry and windy.  … Continue reading

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