- Sunday August 10 — Nose to Nose
- Monday August 11 — Opportunistic
- Tuesday August 12 – Sunny Loves Everyone
- Wednesday August 13 — Daisy
- Thursday August 14 — In Regard to Monday’s Blog—Willow Goes Under the Fence
- Friday August 15 — Bodhi
On a personal note……
Any amount of work we find ourselves doing pales in light of history. Today, there are labor camps. There is enslavement. No one wants to think about this while we find ourselves enjoying the American life. Yes, some of us work too many hours. The farm life is a choice–how hard the owner works depends upon how close they are tied to their patch of ground. Then there are those that work to provide services to other farmers. These sorts, often work around the clock. The harvest doesn’t wait. Planting must be done in a timely manner. If the crops are not tended, and watered they will not produce a good yield. They could shrivel up and die. City-dwellers (in some cases) pay little attention to what it is that keeps the American food supply great. They may be fighting a cause, but not understand the full implication of their proposed outcome.
We are less engaged with the Internet, our cell phones, or other media. We try to stay connected, but our lives are not dictated by the ebb-and-flow of the Internet. Regardless, everyone is affected to one degree or other. There is no getting away from the Web. It is amazing that we have a blog, and several websites. Thankfully, we can spend only a small portion of our day tending these elements. This is not true during the periods when we have a litter of puppies. Then, there are the photos, and the photo updates. There is also the necessary dialogue to keep things moving forward, as well as to stay connected with the new families. There you have in a nutshell. Our way of doing things. The puppies, the Weims, the family, and the farm have to be tended first. ❤
This morning we received news that Jeff Funke has been bitten by a baby rattlesnake in Montour, Idaho. He and Keith had spent the night in the campground. If it was possible; it would be something Cliff would also do. Spending the night to avoid the travel-time, means more time to train. The bite occurred early this morning in the campground. He has been rushed to Boise. We don’t know anything else right now, other than it was a baby rattler. We send our prayers and thoughts to Jeff and his wife (Heidi).
Your connection may not be via the farm, or our family. The Weims connect us to so many people who are from a different walk of life. It is amazing!
Thank you for your love and support. Keep the puppy updates coming. In the weeks ahead we can use them. We appreciate you all!
Many blessings and warm wishes from Shela and Cliff–(and the OwyheeStar Weimars too!)
~Thank you for being a part of our lives!