Jessica Folkema {ModernFarmWife}'s Blog (3)

How I Accidentally Fell in Love with a Farmer

Ours was not love at first sight.

Dairy Man was a friend of my college housemate. The first time I remember him was when he came to my door looking for her.



“Is Amanda here?”

 

“No, sorry.”

 

“Ok. Hey, would you like to get coffee sometime?”

 

“Um. What was your name again?”

DM wants me to point out that I’m oversimplifying this exchange, but that was the…

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Added by Jessica Folkema {ModernFarmWife} on February 11, 2016 at 11:40am — No Comments

The Calm Before the (Corn) Storm

The tall, swaying stalks out my bedroom window make it impossible to ignore: fall is here. More specifically, as the Dairy Man keeps reminding me, corn harvest is almost here.

DM is charged with nervous energy and dancing around the house humming “It’s the mooooost wonderful tiiiiiime of the yeeeeeear.”

I, on the other hand, start hearing the music from Jaws: “Daaaaa dum, daaaaa dum, daaaaaa dum da dum daaaa dum.” This week truly is the calm…

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Added by Jessica Folkema {ModernFarmWife} on September 12, 2013 at 9:35am — 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.

But, back to the beauteous barn. As you know, Dairy Man decided to…

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

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