Green beans cut lengthwise and blanched. That’s how I make ‘em. That’s how I like ‘em.
You can trace all contemporary economic, societal, and environmental problems to the human desire to simplify what is inherently complex. — Alan Cooper
Hightree and sheep.
These lambs are pretty cute. Even Aaron can’t resist hugging them.
After it rains, the dirt road across our property becomes pretty ragged. My neighbor, Mark, scrapes it smooth with his tractor. I come home the other day to find him and his daughter, Logan, driving down the road, with the dog, too.
Management’s failure is a failure to distinguish between costs and the causes of costs. — John Seddon
The Monkey cat in the garden.
When billions of dollars are at stake, guilty corporations point the finger everywhere but at themselves. — Alan Cooper
Farmgirl Katee carries alfalfa to the hungry sheep.
The Workshop Barn, the Pavilion, and the Airstream trailers.
Ironically, but not unpredictably, when a business becomes successful, it attracts business people. Your doom foreordained. — Alan Cooper
Putting a new concrete floor in the Workshop Barn was a tough decision simply because it was expensive. But it’s one of those decisions that can’t be undone, and every day I appreciate that I made the investment.
This picture was taken on 19 December, 2011, as the 90 cubic yards of concrete were being poured.
The new chicken coop has a fancy electronic pop hole (that’s what they call a chicken door). It closes at dusk but only opens when I tell it to, which is 8AM. Only time will tell if this sufficiently protects our birds.
Uncle Joe with a shepherd’s crook.
Aaron and the sheep squeeze. That red contraption gently isolates and immobilizes sheep when they need medical care.