Shearing Day!

This past weekend was the start to my favorite part of the year, shearing day! We spent the afternoon on Friday sorting out the ewe lambs from the ewes and getting them in the barn and ready. If you don’t have sheep, you may be wondering why in the heck we would choose January in…

Born a Farmer

As an Iowan, I expect to get some snow in the winter. I expect to have long, miserable, bone-chilling winters. I expect to have to break ice out of waterers, scoop and salt the walk, and wear Muck boots everywhere if I don’t want wet cold feet. But this year is different. Usually we will…