Month: May 2009

Minicow revolution?

Submerged in the final days of manuscript prep, head swimming through shops and fields and barns, a little article on bovines caught my eye. ‘Farms downsize with miniature cows’ in the LA Times discusses the benefits and banes of smaller breeds such as the mini-Hereford or mini-Jersey. Apparently the diminished versions get more bang for the buck when you look at the meat-to-feed ratio.  Suckers…

Amish Church Wagon

Thanks to all who’ve been asking if I’m in the hospital or have disappeared somewhere.  Not the case.  Have just been cranking away on the book before the June 1st deadline.  Hence the minor hiatus.  But look to be easing back into more regular posting soon.  Have certainly been missing it. Gave some friends in Pennsylvania a call today.  Turns out they are having church…