Category Archives for Rural Life

Happy 9th Birthday for Rural Ramblings!

July 4, 2016

It’s hard to believe this blog has been in existence for 9 years.

When I first started it, I posted fairly regularly, but lately it’s been a lot more sporadic. I hope to amend that, especially with an up and coming “Farm Dog” section. Because as of this date, we have a new pup on the farm, an English Shepherd. But more on that in another post.

For now, this is about the 9th anniversary of our farm blog. While I write a lot, another big component of this blog is the pictures. So I decided to choose some of my favorite pictures from each year to showcase here.

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Warm Weather Means Nasty Things

April 18, 2015

Yeah, everyone gets all excited about warm weather. Oh joy, oh thrills! Summer is coming!

But there is a dark side to the temperature getting warmer. Oh yes indeed. Just think about it. Now we get to deal with:

  • fleas
  • mosquitoes
  • ticks

Plus spiders too!

And then there is yet one more creepy-crawly we have to deal with when it warms up.  The Farmer just went out the door, and when he opened the door, do you see what I saw?

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Snake on a Car

August 14, 2013

We’re not famous enough to do “Snakes on a Plane” around here, or maybe that’s “infamous” depending on which review you read of that movie.  At any rate, our story starts with me and The Farmer going out of the driveway, and as we drive past the old Saturn, he says:

“Who put that toy snake on the car?”

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