As we had to have a new water softener installed (our wonderful neighbor Jerry installed it) as well as some other unexpected expenses, we won’t be upgrading the blog for another couple of months. For now, I will be posting here and then will import these posts into the original blog when we are ready.
Our kids have always been around the slaughtering of our turkeys and chickens so we didn’t think anything of it when daddy slaughtered this turkey… but they cried. It had been too long since Iowa or Washington in Aberdeen. They cried because they loved this turkey. She had a limp leg so they could always catch her and hold her and love her. Daddy told me that he felt bad so he called them over and they all started plucking feathers. Kids… crying one minute and laughing and plucking feathers the next. I felt bad for them all day. : (