It actually took me a lot longer to compile this next set of ground breaking ideas than I thought. I think I’m slowly becoming immune to them. So without further adieu.. Need to entertain the grandkids for a few? Let ’em take a ride on a Christmas tree hooked up to a tractor as well […]
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My Husband and Father never cease to amaze me how they choose to jimmy-rig things together… but hey! Ya gotta do what you gotta do, right? Gotta haul a couple soft bales? No prob. Just stack ’em and strap ’em in a very precarious way. It’ll ride.Need to haul more than four people in a […]
For your viewing pleasure, I have compiled a recent list of photo’s that just make me giggle EVERY time. Enjoy! Still a little unclear what’s happening here Chip….. Our milk cow Yvonne absolutely REFUSING to cross over a tiny little bridge. It was one of the best tug-of-wars that I have ever seen. Our […]
Well we survived the Holidays! Had a terrible time in Hawaii over Christmas…. the sun and sand where just horrible! Now it’s back to the grindstone, even though it’s February, it sure feels like spring has sprung. Here are a few photos of the best moments of: 2014 Betsy and Ranger sun bathing in […]
Psalms 34:8 Taste and see that the LORD is good; blessed is the man who takes refuge in him. Goodbye 2014 – Hello 2015! Can’t wait to screw up the date on my checks until I finally get it straight in July….
Latest happenings around here… My Dad grew a field of sunflowers for oil seed this year. Absolutely beautiful! Here they are, just about to open up! My Dad and I, a week later in the blooming field. Betsy and Chip have been diligently managing the vineyard, making their rounds every morning. She lives for […]
I may or may not have PBS’s “Washington Grown” series recorded on my DVR, I guess I’m that nerdy. Yesterday they had an awesome episode about Washington wheat. Last fall, for rotational purposes, we pulled out the the alfalfa and planted winter wheat. It’s a type of white wheat grown for certified seed, and […]
Photograph by Erika Larsen This was in the 2014 March edition of National Geographic Magazine. The caption reads, “Destiny Buck, of the Wanapum tribe, rides her mare, Daisy, in the yearly Indian princess competition in Pendleton, Oregon. Embraced first for war, hunting, and transport, horses became partners in pageantry and a way to show tribal […]
Introduction and Objective: G.A.P. stands for Good Agricultural Practice, and GLOBALG.A.P. is the worldwide standards organization that assures it. We are a global organization with a crucial objective: safe, sustainable agriculture and aquaculture worldwide. We set voluntary standards for the certification of agricultural/aquacultural products around the globe – and more and more producers, suppliers […]
We had some pretty chilly temperatures the first part of December here on the Wahluke Slope. Single digits are pretty rare in December here, yet alone 2 weeks under 20 degrees! The crew braved the weather and was able to pick some late harvest Semillon.