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Spring Things

I've heard more than one person say that since spring got off to a late start this year, we might just jump right in to summer. I hope...

Entering May

I have a brief update on farm happenings; brief because there just isn't too much going on! Local readers know all about the less than...

Waiting

I am beginning this blog with an image that makes me smile; daughter Kori and Aster, one of Daisy's triplets. You would think that now...

Spring Is Really Here!

It's been an exciting (and tiring, and a little stressful) week! A week ago today (Monday) Belle started off the kidding season with a...

Doe Update

The view from the milking stand is still pretty snowy but it's going fast! I only have a couple of doe photos for this post - when we...

Snowy February

For a short month, this February has seemed like a long one in some ways. Mainly it's been the cold - we are so over having below zero...

The Power of Kitty Treats

Welcome to the Ole Lake Farm blog - we are glad you stopped by! If you viewed our last post from January 1, you know we have two new shop...

Happy New Year - Welcome 2022

Happy New Year! I will begin this post with a view from the milking stand: Beautiful and COLD! As you can see, we've had a fair bit of...

Happy Thanksgiving!

Wow, it has been a long time since we have posted a farm blog! The last was before Halloween. This edition of the blog is written by...

Finally Feels Like Fall!

As the days and weeks passed with no frost and with sunny warm days, Kevin and I experienced a growing sense of unease. Other folks said...

Spot - A Memorial For A Much Loved Cat

Written by guest blogger Kori Flowers The front deck is so empty now. Spot has moved on to sunnier locales and warmer haylofts, to...

A Visit to Ole Lake

Mild weather continues - we have had some rain and still no frost. Many people are reveling in the warm weather but it just seems wrong...

Another Fall Project

In the two weeks since our last blog post we have had some truly beautiful weather. We have had no frost yet although we have had a...

September Planting

In the two weeks since the last post here, we have had some rain, thank goodness, and a cool-down. It was 42 degrees when I got up this...

Hot and Dry

Oh, we have had a hot uncomfortable week! 90’s day after day until a reprieve on Saturday when it didn't make it up to 70 degrees -...

The Cat Days of Summer

While not as pretty as a spring or fall sunrise, the view from the milking stand on Sunday morning still made me happy as the sun lit up...

Weather Ups and Downs

We got a little rain on Saturday and the temp didn't quite make it to seventy degrees; it made for a somewhat chilly and damp farmer's...

August begins

The wildfire smoke that covered a large portion of the country at times this week did not miss this little farm! The view from the...

It's Hot Again!

Ole Lake Farm got some much needed rain this week; it came as a thunderstorm and we got close to 1.5 inches. The corn was knocked about...

Our Summer Vacation

Both of us were on vacation from our town jobs last week. Kevin was off to scout camp with the troop. They went to the Black Hills - a...