To Stream Or Not To Stream

The good times are ending. Our Amazon Music trial is over next Thursday. The kids have listened to myriad show tunes and I've played Tomorrow The Green Grass on an endless loop while feeding the calves.  After this we're facing a dilemma of renew or not. Definitely, as another song the kids play often,  a... Continue Reading →

Fruits Of Our Labor

Over the weekend I was catching up on episodes of The Walking Dead when a question on the show stuck out to me. Do you know what you're working for? One character, in the last hours of life after being bitten by a zombie, asked this to another. We don't need to be in a... Continue Reading →

Eclipse Watch

We were definitely excited for the Solar Eclipse Monday because we were in the totality and would get the full experience. While there was a lot said about how the animals would react, I feel like our cows were completely ready. Here's a short clip of some calves after the sky darkened and about five... Continue Reading →

How About Ya, Rhinestone

We didn't have cellphones growing up, but perhaps we had something that worked better. We had had CB radios. Citizen Band radios weren't just for truck drivers. We had them in all of our houses and on the tractors so we could call each other as needed. One of the coolest things about a CB... Continue Reading →

The Coldest Water I Remember

How much do you remember about kindergarten? My teacher and learning the alphabet come to mind. Then there was bringing a Star Wars figure to school everyday and building Lego space ships for them with my best friend. One thing I remember vividly was the water fountain outside our room. This fountain was old and... Continue Reading →

Farms and Eminent Domain

Imagine getting a letter from the government explaining you have six months or less to leave your house because your land, and those of your neighbors, is being taken for the greater good. Whether you wanted to leave, or not, you are now experiencing the dilemmas of eminent domain.  To be clear, I am not... Continue Reading →

Farmer Zuckerberg and Dairy News

Three great news stories were waiting on me when I got up this morning. Maybe I should say I found them because a couple are a few days late. I'm even taking credit for one of them. I'm sure I deserve it! Mark Zuckerberg visited a dairy farm. Obviously he read my last post and decided to... Continue Reading →

Authentic Farm Jeans For Sale

Please allow me to introduce my new service: Farmer Bright's Authentic Dirty Jeans. Send me your jeans, any size, and I'll wear them to the barn and do every farm chore you can imagine, getting them dirty and smelly along the way. I'll do the work so you don't have to. Why offer this service?... Continue Reading →

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