Lucy is on Top in the Pecking Order on a Family Farm in Minnesota

Which came first? The chicken or the egg? In my case, it was the egg. We buy fresh eggs from our friend; his children raise chickens and sell the eggs. They put the proceeds into a college fund. I thought it would be enlightening to interview the layer of the egg… which brought me nose-to-beak…

A Black Russian Terrier Just Wants To Have Fun in Sherburn, MN

  Last month, Beth Graves from Fairmont, MN contacted me and suggested I meet up with Ruby, a boisterous Black Russian Terrier who lives on a farm just outside of Sherburn.   Hi! Hi! Hi! I’m so glad to see you! Let’s play! Hi Ruby! Slow down… I need to interview you first! Oooohhhh, okaaay….

Mr. B, a Shepherd Husky Mix, Runs a Bicycle Shop in Minnesota

Recently, my husband and I needed our bikes tuned up after a long six-month road trip. We went to The Bicycle Shoppe, which is a small, lakeside gem full of character and curiosity in the Fairmont, MN. We were greeted by the shop’s owner, Mr. B, a 10-year-old German Shepherd Husky Mix. After some gentle…

Blondie Has Girl Power in Minnesota

This month, I interviewed Blondie, a vivacious 13-year-old Palomino American Quarter Horse. She lives in Northrop, MN. Blondie, what a pretty name! And I must say, it fits you well! Thank you. I like my name very much. I’m a girl’s girl. Long blonde mane and tail, dainty eating habits… if I could paint my…