No, this is not a baptismal photo. Keep reading for the story. 🙂
It’s his favorite song, and Buddy is shameless about getting a plug in for his “cuz.”
The Friday Favored: 11th Edition
1.) Patience, patience…
…if your baby boomer daddy loathes upgrading cell phones,
…if your family potluck gets crashed with picky eaters who have “found salvation” in the latest food headlines,
…if your daily commute makes you want to take, makes you want to take a back road,
…if being a farmer makes you feel like a target because some people think you’re not doing your job right, not that they know anything about farming today – I mean their great-great sold their farm a century ago and you’re doing your best and…breathe – I know. Now, here’s what you need to get through gracefully…
You need Patience Cards – Anna Lea West over at Life is Funny has a lovely post written. You’ll laugh. You may groan with sympathy. You’ll feel better when you get to the last line – and you’ll be equipped with Patience Cards!
If you run out of PC’s one day – just let me know dear farming friends and eating friends – I’ll share!
2.) Homemade hotdog buns:
These went really wrong the first time I tried them. They were more like torpedoes than hotdog buns.
Thankfully, Joy the Baker showed me how to make this King Arthur Flour recipe correctly. It seems I took out to much frustration when kneading these that first go `round. Thanks to Joy, the second try = excellent!
3.) Laying out of church to go fishing:
It may have looked like a baptism, but our A#1 Farmhand was actually busy keeping the little bull calf from full immersion. Our thanks to him and his wife for all their time spent finding this one and keeping him safe. Sends my vocal chords into a rousing rendition of:
There were ninety and niiiiinnnnee, but he left the fold to fiiiinnnnddd….
Sounds strange to belt a hymn out with Rodney singing his song…I’ll hush. Y’all enjoy this picture story courtesy of camera phone and in-camera editing technology. 🙂
4.) I’m attending the Country Fair Blog Party:
There’s plenty of parking. Y’all come on over.