Category Archives: 4H

Dog Days of Summer- spoiler alert – depressing!

It’s hard to believe but as of next Friday (July 4th) our summer break will be half over.  The busy part of the summer is over – the garden is in and (mostly) growing, the kids have gone to camp (4-H, … Continue reading

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To Market, To Market to Buy a Fat Pig

On Tuesday evening we were off on another rural adventure – to our first real (the 4H auction didn’t count) livestock auction.  Our goal was to buy a pig for my 4H’er, and maybe, if prices were good, a ‘feeder’ … Continue reading

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