A Short Mushroom Hunting Narrative

Yesterday I talked about mushroom hunting. I told you that you might become obsessed, but that was okay. Well I was taking pictures of Marius catching the calf the other day, and this is what I also got; He’s walking towards Will and Red.  Oh okay, he’s walking behind to herd them around… Now he’s just looking down? Success! A lobster mushroom. To quote Marius on the subject of Mushroom and Deer hunting at this time of year. “I can’t be at home and my mind be at home, my mind is out there. I can’t even be at work … Continue reading A Short Mushroom Hunting Narrative

Why We Ate Our Milk Cow

Now many of you aren’t going to like this. I’m writing it for those who are in the position I was last summer. I wish I had read something like this, and that’s why I’m putting this out there! From August 2011-June 2012 we tried breeding our milking cow. She had multiple calves before this one, but we sure had troubles. She had a miscarriage, as well as just not taking through AI (Artificial Insemination). P’Lady was a small cow and couldn’t be bred to anything but a Jersey, due to hybrid vigor. (Sometimes a cross breed will end up … Continue reading Why We Ate Our Milk Cow