Family Reunion

Bonnie Larson Uncategorized

Dad’s sisters were all back last week for our family reunion. We met at Mom and Dad’s and had a nice supper followed by a fun evening of visiting. It’s always a good time when everyone gets together. Clint smoked …

Preg Checking Heifers

Bonnie Larson Uncategorized

  We preg-checked the spring heifers today. We usually wait until the bulls have been pulled from the pastures for about 30 days before we do this, but the weather was cool, the heifers were close to the house, and …

Jake’s 3rd Birthday

Bonnie Larson Uncategorized

Okay, I didn’t know if I should show this or not, but I decided I might as well. Every family has these weird traditions, right? Right?! So here’s ours. Every year on your birthday, you get your nose buttered. Why, …

First Week of School

Bonnie Larson Uncategorized

It’s hard to believe, but the first week of school is already behind us! The kids had a good first week and I think they are getting settled back into the routine of things. It’s been a little rough on …

Matt and Twinkie

Bonnie Larson Uncategorized

We were going up to practice roping tonight and Matt was supposed to catch Rhett’s horse, Snort. Well, just before he went out to catch him, the horses headed out to the pasture. Matt was undeterred, however, as he decided …

Moving Cows

Bonnie Larson Uncategorized

We’ve been moving a lot of cows around lately. It was the last week of summer vacation and it was unseasonably cool, so we took advantage of both. Here, the kids are helping move a group of spring heifers closer …

Coon Hunting

Bonnie Larson Uncategorized

Well, several nights ago when I went out to the barn to turn my milk cow out (that can be another story for another time) I was greeted by a coon! The next morning there were buckets knocked over, and …

Spring Weaning 2016

Bonnie Larson Uncategorized

We finished weaning our spring calves today. Here, Dad is bringing the last group of cows to the barn so we can work the calves. We wean over two days and it is an “All Hands on Deck” sort of …

Caleb

Bonnie Larson Uncategorized

Friday was Caleb’s last day of working with us before heading off to college. It was a sad, sad day for us…though we are very excited for Caleb’s future. Caleb started working with us this winter through a work-study program …

A Quick Tour

Bonnie Larson Uncategorized

After lunch Tuesday, Beck and the girls and I went on a quick tour to see how the Major Project is coming along. Here Joe and Lewis are flagging out the site for the new building. The new barn is …