Auggie the calf

This spring, Jules and I were checking on the cows, and we came at just the right time to see Auggie be born. He came out the way he was supposed to – with nose lying on front feet first – but his mom was standing up. Now, this isn’t too uncommon, but I’ve not […]

Our dog, Rocker

We have five dogs here in Virginia. Two of those are Julia’s and she takes care of them herself.  I’ve told stories about Ethyl, our man-eater who adores Watson. We also have a Newfoundland mix and a Great Pyrenees named Rocker. Great Pyrenees are livestock guardian dogs. They’ve been bred to be independent thinkers and […]