Category Archives: Farm

Deer, No Hunting

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A couple weeks ago, a neighbor called asking if I had hay for sale, and ended up buying 20 bales from me for his deer. Yep, he raises them for what I would call “vanity hunting.” The bucks are bred for humongous racks (horns), and folks who can afford them pay top dollar to choose their buck and “hunt” it… Read more »

Christmas Lamb

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This is Mary, the hair sheep Beth bought two falls ago. She was supposed to be Easter Dinner, but we never seemed to get around to it. With Christmas Day being tomorrow, and learning by happy accident that Tyler’s boss was planning to butcher two of their own lambs today, we decided that a lamb roast would be quite nice… Read more »

Fall is Near

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One of the things I love about living on the prairie out in the Middle West is the regular cycle of things. A sure indicator of fall is when the window units come back out to be stored away in the attic until the following July.