Apparently, a certain South Dakota hog met his death in 1935 after ingesting a “mislaid” radium capsule at the hospital’s dumping grounds. The article, which appeared in the January 1935 issue of Science and Mechanics describes how scientists figured out where the radium had gone and the way in which they went about getting it [...]
I don’t think I’ve ever introduced you to Old Red. She once was more of a new Red, a shiny Red, a Red with sex appeal and a kitten-like purr, but these days she’s earned the “Old” part of her name. She rumbles more than purrs and her parts aren’t all exactly as they once [...]
January has been a busy month in the food and farming sectors. So much for the myth of farmer down time, continuing education, new regulations, keeping up on weather outlooks, and adjusting seasonal plans to (hopefully) cope with whatever it is Mother Nature is planning to throw our way is plenty to keep us busy. [...]
I bet that’s a title you never thought you’d see here. Alas, I am powerless over the sexist word-smithery of 100 years ago, and Farmerettes are exactly what they were called. At least during the first go ’round.
It’s wet here right now. And while I could do without all the mud that gets tracked into the house, I’m not about to complain. (And I would appreciate it if you all would remind me of that commitment if or when this precipitation turns back to snow and we’re buried in the stuff.)