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August 2013 Blog Posts (5)

Oh, Cheesy me...

I pulled into the parking lot dreading the experience. I planned on hating it. I wanted to be mad and disgusted. But, I went into PCC Natural Markets in Edmonds, Washington, anyway.

I was looking for a specific kind of caramel sauce – one I knew I could find in Seattle, but I didn’t have time to get to…

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Added by Karma Metzler Fitzgerald on August 29, 2013 at 2:04pm — 2 Comments

Randy Winch Blog 1

Hi there I'm Randy Winch and I'm 10 years old. I live on a dairy farm that has 300 cows. We milk 180 cows and the rest are dry cows or calves. 

This year I showed 3 calves at the grant co. fair-Rea, Ruffles, and Kate. I got blue ribbons on all of them, and reserve Jr. Champ. on one. I showed in the club Plum Valley Boosters 4-H club.

Rea is a milking shorthorn and she is 5 months old. Ruffles is a Dutch belt and she is a yearling. Kate is a Dutch belt and she is 11 months old.…

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Added by Christina Winch on August 27, 2013 at 9:36am — No Comments

Matthew Winch Blog 1

At the Grant County Fair I showed a Milking Shorthorn.  And I won a gold coin.  And at the Fennimore Fair I showed a Dutch Belted.  And I won $2.  And I had fun.  And when I get older I want to show like my big brother. 

 

Note from mom:  It was fun to sit on the couch and have Matthew tell me about showing this summer.  The above words are straight from him.

Added by Christina Winch on August 26, 2013 at 6:35pm — No Comments

Wesley Winch Blog 1

I showed at Grant County Fair in Kiddie Showmanship.  I showed a Dutch Belted heifer that is my older brother Randy's.  And her name is Kate.  I won a golden coin.  And I showed at Fennimore Junior Fair.  And I showed Rea that my older brother bought.  She is a Milking Shorthorn.  I got a dollar and a golden coin.  The Grant County Fair I had to wait a long time before I could enter the ring so it was a little boring to wait.  I thought showing was fun. When I get older I want to show like…

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Added by Christina Winch on August 26, 2013 at 6:30pm — No Comments

A Look At Our Shiny New Barn.

After months of planning, building, and anxious mooing, our shiny new barn is finally complete. I’m sure the Dairy Man would love to take a moment to bask, but he’s already moved on to other projects.

Oof. Just a little manure pit. Things never slow down around here.…

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Added by Jessica Folkema {ModernFarmWife} on August 8, 2013 at 9:55am — No Comments

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