We had beautiful weather and roads as we traveled East to a small town of Niagara, ND. Just a few miles North to the farm that I call home, where I was brought up and raised. This was the first visit to the farm and to visit my mother since January when my father past away. It seemed different knowing he would not be there to give me a big hug as he always had in the past. I am thankful to have had him in my life for so many years and thankful to still have my mother of over 91 yr old.
Below is the landmark "Red Barn" from our farm.
Who Me? Are you talking to me?
He did a pretty good job with a few tips on cords from Jeff.
My Niece and her husband have twin girls and a 4 yr old boy.
We only got to see Kenzie and her mom since the others were sick with stomach flu. She was as cute as can be and here she is loving on her Uncle David. We did have a fun gathering with the rest of the family. Below you can see we are all gathered in my mom's kitchen. It is always nice to get together. My nephew, Jamie, grilled hamburgers and hotdogs. Everyone brought a salad, buns and desert and we had way too much to eat.
Below are more of Jamie's cattle, cows and calves. The bottom picture is a close up of one of the
cow's getting a drink of cold water. .
It makes it easier for me to leave knowing she is cared for and in good hands.
Speeking about leaving, We were very happy we had taken the 4 wheel drive Tahoe as we hit a snow storm. We were snowed in at Watertown overnight and until 10 Am the next day. We were in a wonderful warm Hilton Hotel with a lot of coffee, tea, hot chocolate, fruit, treats and full breakfast.
The roads weren't the best but we drove slow, 35 - 40 MPH
until we got to Sioux Falls and then then conditions got much better.
Coming soon, part 3 of April Round-Robin trip