Quit your job, ya chicken. (Start your own business already.)

It’s been a good week. A long week. A lot of mistakes-made week. But a good week. One night this week, I put the kids to bed and then went out and made meat deliveries. In the dark. And I’m pretty sure I ran over a squirrel.  I got home late and reconciled invoices. Then …

For Better or Worse…Unless You’re Working Cattle

We promised, in front of God, our Pastor and our family, to love each other for better or for worse. But I should have written a clause in there somewhere about all bets being off during livestock working. For my non-farm friends, “working livestock” means certain times of the year, you get all your animals …

Three Observations Made While Elbow Deep in Vomit

Been a fun week in the Pilaroc household, filled with numerous doctor’s visits and sheet changing. As a matter of fact, I found out my wash machine has a “sanitize” setting. I’ve had it for seven years. Who knew?! While holding my 3-year olds hair out of the path of vomit, reminiscing on my days …

Is it a dog, a pig or an extra-terrestrial?

If you’ve driven past Pilaroc North lately, you may have seen some “Only A Mother Could Love” pigs swaying around. They’re certainly no Piglet from Winnie the Pooh. They look more like a Shar Pei-Raisin-Elephant mix than a pig. They’re wrinkly. They’re pot-bellied. They’re goofy. The more I think about it, the more they fit …