Monday, September 7
Nothing – positively nothing – outside of my relationship with the Lord – makes me happier than to enjoy time with our children and their children and getting a glimpse into their lives.
Monday was a relaxing day for us – no deadlines or appointments.
Elizabeth looking through a cookbook.
Mark on his cell phone. He was just back from his job of driving a big rig – delivering bread products.
Cerwin reading one of the Myers’ books.
Diane putting away breakfast dishes.
In the early afternoon we went to see where Hannah works. She had been milking cows part-time while working at ReStore (Habitat for Humanity). She fell in love with milking cows, and now does that fulltime and volunteers at ReStore.
L.P Bisson also raises beef cattle and hogs and has an in-house butcher shop. The above sign is outside their farm store where they sell milk and meat products.
We timed our visit to coincide with the afternoon milking, so the cows were waiting to go to the barn.
Hannah has a cute apartment on one end of the farm house. She just recently moved in because they owners wanted to redecorate first.
I love the kitchen/dining area wallpaper.
I think she said they were from the farm owners.
She is drying the rose that was given to her for her work with a local business club.
Lydia was looking for a job that fit in with her college studies and the farm was looking for another milker. They were able prepare a schedule that worked for Lydia.
During the days she milks, she stays with Hannah. The girls are enjoying this arrangement.
The barn is ready for the cows.
Some new calves.
If we had been more alert to the beef cattle, we probably could have seen this one being born. We were their awhile when I noticed the mother cleaning it.
Lydia talking to the cows just before it was time to open the gate.
Waiting for another farm worker to get the cows moved toward the gate.
Before opening the gate she checked to make sure there were no vehicles coming up the road.
If I remember correctly they milk sixty-plus cows.
Back at the house Elizabeth asked grandpa for help with playing guitar.
Mark grilled chicken for supper.
I set the table.
Loved spending the day with the Myers.