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Archive for August, 2011

Beef Prices & Random Ramblings

by @ Saturday, August 20th, 2011. Filed under Cows, Farm Life

Beef prices are up. Last I read, the futures are showing 1.10-1.20 this fall and a continued climb to 1.20-1.30 next fall (that is the price per pound, on the hoof). Prices were up last year but ours only brought .70-.80. We have nice beef calves, I just think technology is taking over the sale […]

Failure to Communicate

by @ Friday, August 19th, 2011. Filed under Cows

I actually wrote this a week and a half ago now but didn’t get it posted. So references to time are relative. We actually have a few extra heifers to sell so a few weeks ago I put an ad up on craigslist for the heifers and what bull calves we had at the time. […]

Farm Photos

by @ Wednesday, August 24th, 2011. Filed under Cows, Farm Life, Garden

The wordpress iPhone app is a pain to post more than one photo from. I’d like to write some text, insert a photo, write more text, insert another photo, etc. Unless I’ve missed something my only option is to put all the photos at the end, upload the post, update the app, then go back […]

King’s Quest

by @ Sunday, August 28th, 2011. Filed under Miscellaneous

A million years ago when I was just a tiny thing and color computer monitors were still a big deal, dad brought home the game King’s Quest. I LOVED that game. I played it for hours, over and over. I kept playing it periodically until it finally wouldn’t install on the computer anymore. Even now […]

Sami’s First Fair

by @ Friday, August 19th, 2011. Filed under Kids

Once again I started this one and didn’t get it posted. The fair was the end of July. Fair season is starting up. Friday night we took Sami out to the Triune-Halleck fire hall. They have a small fair to benefit the VFD every year. It’s nothing too big or exciting, but it’s still fun […]

Speaking of Fairs

by @ Friday, August 19th, 2011. Filed under Kids

Last Saturday we went to the Mon county fair. I have to say, I really expected more. I’m not sure why -I don’t think there’s a less rural county than Mon in all of WV. But still, when this is your entire livestock area? Still, Sami got to see the pigs and she petted a […]

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