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#SOL19 – Day 9 – A Princess No More

I just posted this on my Facebook page: While her reign has ended, her name is etched forever as Iowa Brown Swiss Princess! Last night, our daughter's reign as princess came to an end. It's a bittersweet ending, because up until... Continue Reading →

#SOLC19 – Day 6 – My Creative Wife

First, Spotify! Who knew? I knew I was old, but dang?? I'm listening to "one hit wonders" with "House Music 2019" saved to listen to later on. Good grief! If you've got a playlist, I'd love to listen to it! Mine... Continue Reading →

The Power of the Big Brown Cow #SOL18

I'm biased. I love the Big Brown Cow, Brown Swiss. I love the gentle temperament and the fact they allow us to lead them. We've never felt scared working with our animals, yet, if they don't want to go, they... Continue Reading →

“I can’t always be positive, but I can have faith.” #SOL18

I sat down a number of times yesterday and just drew a blank on what to write for my Slice of Life Tuesday blog. I'm back to "this is simplistic" compared to other blogs I've read lately. The words aren't... Continue Reading →

Our State Fair….#SOL18

....if I hear that iconic song from State Fair, I might just vomit! 😀 However, I think we'll talk about the state fair, if you don't mind. We really did think this was our last fair. My wife: not a fan of... Continue Reading →

The National Brown Swiss Convention #SOL18

Last week was the National Brown Swiss Convention in Coralville, Iowa. #whoopteedoo This was an event I was generally looking forward to because it would bring together a giant herd of Brown Swiss. At this point in my life, if... Continue Reading →

Long Time, No Write #SOL18

Yo, blog! Sup?? Long time, no write here! I've neglected you and my 17 readers, and for that I do apologize. But yet, a hiatus (wow, finally had a chance to use that word!) was needed. As we looked through... Continue Reading →

#SOL18 – Day 10 – Royalty

My daughter, the Iowa Brown Swiss Princess!

Little Things – #SOL17

I'm pretty sure I've used this title before, but it is what it is. Sometimes, it's the little things that make or break your day. Yesterday was a giant crap storm of yuck with a shining star inside. We sent... Continue Reading →

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