Sunday, April 27, 2008

We had lunch today with Mr. Mulchman (Thanks! Anne it was a wonderful lunch). He was like most (very supersecret super hero) nonchalant. Seemed his wheelbarrow has a crack in it..... Oh Well when you're Mr Mulchman what's a crack?

Saturday, April 26, 2008

Kate went down to see the cake auction and also to see Jon's new retaining wall of pavers. She tried out Jon's new Kubota 20HP tractor. As you can see Jeffy and Jillian are showing her the ropes! Jillian it can't be that hard.

Jackson had a cake auction for cub scouts. He came up with a cobra design and had lots of fun decorating it. It sold for $15 dollars (winning bid Jon via Jackson). He also got the scariest cake award! What a scary red tongue!!

Jamie got a new puppy named Jeffy (sp?). Jackson said it was short for Jefferson. He's a cross between a beagle and pug so I guess that makes him a puggle. The kids think he is great and carry him all over. He is small enough that he can walk right under JunieB.

Monday, April 21, 2008

And OH!! Sally mae was born last night and I need to post a few pictures of her. Mom immediately wanted a treat for such a good heifer but before she could get it the other calves all rushed in and wanted to meet her! She did not have a quiet day! Here she is. Her left eye is outside her blaze and her right eye is encircled!

Maggie was born a few weeks ago. She was the product of a teenage pregnancy. Her mom should have waited a year to get pregnant but life on the farm is pretty fast. She showed up hungry and mom doesn't make much milk so she gets a bottle twice a day to help out. What is really funny is how she will go to the trough and act like one of the big cows eating hay! Here Maude looks at her and wonders where Maggie came from. Maggie on the other hand munches like she knows what she is doing and Dot her mom is somewhere else interacting with the social scene.......

Sunday, April 20, 2008

Happy Birthday Grandpa!!!

Today is Grandpa's 86th birthday. Still farming (he says) after all these years. This picture was taken this last December when they came over and Jon and Jamie came up for a couple of days. Jake and Grandpa had a great time - Grandpa couldn't hear and Jake wasn't talking.

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

I can't believe it! We haven't had rain now for two days and the ground may actually dry up a little. Although the grass is starting to green up everything seems to be very slow. In Fort Wayne we have seen some daffodils blooming and ours are quite a bit behind. Maybe all of those buildings help since ours are out in the open.

Gordon and Myrna called and plan to visit the first weekend in May. That will be nice coming in Thursday and leaving Monday. I'm hoping the weather will have warmed up a lot by then!

Tuesday, April 1, 2008

Here they are!
Looking a few years younger.
This was taken at Basil and Beca's wedding.
Wow! April Fools!!!
Just to think that when mom and dad said they were getting married when they went to town that day everyone thought that it was a big April Fools Joke!!