Thursday, February 21, 2019

4 New Calves and Hexy Table Runner....


4 New Babies in the last 2 days...




This is Spot and her new bull calf Number 7

We now have 6 heifers and 2 bull calves






This is where you can find me in the evenings...

hand piecing the hexy table runner.






This is the back side...

all of the papers on the inside have been removed.





Straw Needles are my favorites

for hand piecing.

I am using 60 wt poly thread....barely shows.


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LuAnn Kessi

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Calf Number 4...


We have a new baby...



This is Bow Tie with her new baby

Calf Number 4


We had a busy day at the calving grounds today.

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just how our day went...

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Sunday, February 17, 2019

Red Feather....Calf Number 3


Calf Number 3 has arrived...



This is Frosty Face with her brand new calf

Red Feather





Red Feather is standing up for the

very first time !


She was born this afternoon in a rain storm.

Frosty Face is a good mama cow and will

take good care of little Red Feather.


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Saturday, February 16, 2019

Scarlet......Calf Number 2


Calf Number 2




This is Red Eyes with her new calf...

Scarlet




Scarlet is....SUPER CUTE !




I gave her a good scratching this morning...

she loved it !


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Saturday, February 9, 2019

First Calf Born....2019


Here she is....one week early !


Little Sister.....Calf 1

Our first calf born this year !






Little Sister was born 

out in the field in the snow.

The Cow Boss went out and found her and Mama

and herded them both back to the barn.



We did the morning chores in the snow today:


Mother cows in the snow...





This is the view as we drove over to the

cow barns this morning...






We are bedding the barns today...









The Cowboy is on his way into the barn

to get the straw bales for bedding...



This is the view of our place

across the river from the cow barns:


A snowy morning here in Western Oregon !


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Thursday, February 7, 2019

Bulls....this winter


We are wintering over 6 bulls this year...



4 Shorthorn Bulls and 2 Angus Bulls



The Angus bulls are 2 years old:


This is Lewis...




and this is Clark



The Shorthorn Bulls are 3 years old:


Fernando....
he throws all the beautifully colored calves





Clive





Slim





Jess










Sunrise this morning....in the back yard

27 degrees





Across the river are the 2 cow barns...




Close Up View...

A few cows resting in the orchard



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LuAnn Kessi

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Snow...2019


We woke up to a world of white

here in Western Oregon




View out the living room window...






We will be heading out to do 

chores in the snow...

across the river are the calving barns.

The calves are due in 2 weeks.






In our yard...

Thread Shed and Hen House







We are now across the river,

heading over the hills to the cow barns

to feed the mama cows...






You can see our red barn across the river

@ our place...





These mama cows will be having

their babies very soon.



After all of the cattle are fed,

I head up to the Quilt Palace

to meet up with the Harlan Valley Quilters



This hand pieced hexagon quilt is basted

and ready to machine quilt...





Tim Holtz Eclectic Fabric Line






Back side of the hexagon quilt





My Floral Monet quilt is also basted and

ready to go under the needle.





I spent the afternoon varnishing 

these two cupboards.

Lots of drawers for storing quilting supplies...

I am jazzed!






It was a good SNOW DAY 

here in Western Oregon



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