In the tradition of reruns, syndication, and Netflix; I thought for Throwback Thursdays (#TBT) I would pull up some of my favorite posts. We'll kick it off with Calves Vs Babies!! VS While changing my 2-month-old son's diaper the other day, I thought to myself that I never have to do this to... Continue Reading →
I took this picture Sunday while the sunshine I happily greeted came and began the melting we wee waiting for. Looking back at the photo I thought about a title and The Heat Is On came to mind. And Glen Frey. Growing up I thought the Eagles were country musicians because the local country station... Continue Reading →
While everyone else is rejoicing the snow day that's happening here, for us it simply means that life will be more difficult. Every day is work on a dairy farm, but when snow arrives with cold temperatures it can make even the easiest chore hard. The local television news crews may remind viewers to care for... Continue Reading →
As a dairy farmer, I can't help but come across articles about milk on the Internet. This recent one from the Daily Meal proclaims to let you in on little secrets about milk, but they couldn't be further from the truth. I've combined some of these because they were stretched out over several slides in... Continue Reading →
Creamer for coffee Milk and cereal Buttered toast Yogurt smoothie Grilled cheese sandwich Mac n cheese Loaded baked potato with sour cream How will you celebrate National Milk Day? Milk and cookies Milkshake Ice cream Sundae......
To celebrate the final rounds of editing my Calculated Cruelty book I got a tattoo of a colon on my hand. The punctuation kind, not the body part. Yes, I'm joking. I actually received these two blood blisters while repairing this fence last week. I don't think I could ever get a tattoo because I'm... Continue Reading →
So this farmer meme showed up this week about the lottery. A little #Powerball #aghumor #agmeme for you this morning. #farmer #agchat #lottery #ifiwonthelotteryIwould pic.twitter.com/FAaslbiNg7 — Matt Boucher (@boucherfarms) January 7, 2016 True. I can't argue with it. We put our faith in cows and plants; our money, too. If they don't do... Continue Reading →
A new year means new life and I can't think of a better place to represent new life than a farm. We were blessed with this new calf this morning. I moved the mom to be in with a small group of cows so that we could better keep an eye on her as she... Continue Reading →