Monthly Archives: July 2019

More Girls Trippin’

Ever drive the Canyon road between Yakima and Ellensburg?  If it’s daylight and I can afford the extra 20 minutes, I take it every time. Rosebud finally spotted the Pac Man painted on the rock along the river this trip.  … Continue reading

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The Carmens will be in Concert again!

Add it to your calendars – the Carmens are at it again! Saturday, September 14, 6:00 PM, Zillah Nazarene Church. For those of you who attended the Zillah Community Choir concert, if you’d like to see a repeat of the … Continue reading

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Butter: Getting Good & Greasy

Ginger’s milk has amazing amounts of milkfat!  In two days, we’ve gotten four gallons of milk – from which we extracted a half gallon of cream! Time to make butter! Step one: load it all into the mixer.  Be sure to … Continue reading

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How to make a cow burp with 12’ of garden hose

As per our usual modus operandi, no sooner do we get into a new routine with a cow than we have ourselves a nice little inconvenient emergency. This round was bloat. We thought we’d done what we needed to do … Continue reading

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Blueberry Bounty

It’s that time of year! Blueberry season… which lasts half the summer in western Washington, but not nearly long enough here on the eastern side. I made two trips out to Graf’s before they closed for the season, and scored … Continue reading

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Loaner Cow

We have amazing friends. As in, I have no idea how these people end up in our lives;  we are just so amazingly blessed that they want to be friends with us, because how does anyone deserve friends like these?? … Continue reading

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Candid camera

I think the best part of bringing the country to my city friends is the opportunity for photo ops.  

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