Author: Jeff Fowle

The 25th Of May

It is the 25th of May And we are all eagerly waiting to begin cutting hay. The thermometer says it is 34 As I return soaking wet, from changing water, carrying firewood in the door. I can see the snow falling in hills across the way, Time to reevaluate…

Siskiyou County Farm Bureau vs California Department of Fish and Game (Update)

TRIAL IN SISKIYOU COUNTY FARM BUREAU WATER RIGHTS SUIT RESUMES MAY 29   Trial is scheduled to resume May 29 in a lawsuit filed by Siskiyou County Farm Bureau to challenge the California Department of Fish and Game’s new interpretation of a 51-year-o…

Life, Snow and Painting

Sunday morning started like many mornings…I went to kitchen, started my coffee and sat down at the computer to catch up on Twitter and Facebook, while waiting for the first pot brew. It was still dark outside, but I could tell we had received some sn…

Pink Shirts, Pink Ties and Pink Slime

I own and wear a pink shirt. I even have and wear several pink ties. However, this post isn’t about apparel…sorry. “Pink Slime” has hit the media yet again in recent days. Several of my friends in social media have inquired what my thou…

Licorice Thief

All I can say is…. Who knew horses loved licorice so much?

Fresh Food, Urban Centers and Fuel

Last week, Derek Singleton, an associate through social media, sent me a link to an article he wrote and asked if I would post a response to it.  It was a crazy week, but I finally had a chance to give it some attention. Thank you for the opportunity …

“Bummer” Lambs….What’s That?

Over the weekend we had our family birthday supper for our February birthdays. At the conclusion, I began to feed the four bummer lambs. Somehow a picture was taken and I had to post it. A number of people asked, “What is a ‘bummer’?” A bummer …

“Test-Tube Hamburger”

A friend of mine on Twitter sent me a link to an article titled “First ‘test-tube’ hamburger to be produced this year” and wanted to know my thoughts, so… The idea of being able to take bovine stem cells, growing muscle tissue in a lab and th…

“Test-Tube Hamburger”

A friend of mine on Twitter sent me a link to an article titled “First ‘test-tube’ hamburger to be produced this year” and wanted to know my thoughts, so… The idea of being able to take bovine stem cells, growing muscle tissue in a lab and th…

Happiness…Through the Actions of a Child

Happy – characterized by or indicative of pleasure, contentment, or joy Last week, while I was heading someplace, I was listening to John Stossel, on my XM, “What Really Makes People Happy.” I spent the next few days thinking about thi…