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It was an event that occurred once in a lifetime. I’m not talking about the June 24 lining up of five planets and the moon for the first time since...

Cattle don’t belong on golf courses

7/2/22

The call came in at 7 a.m. on Tuesday. Five cows were seen near the golf course that abuts my farm. This was serious. Cattle could destroy the turf...

“I didn’t realize I’d see so many Highlander cattle today. And I never expected them to be so friendly,” said Sally. “I fell in love with Harmony...

Last winter, icicles of blood dangled from the Scottish Highlander steer’s face, and raw patches of skin were exposed to the weather. He looked...

Family planning underway on the farm

2/5/22

Here’s how things are supposed to work here on Miles Smith Farm:We put Ferdinand, our bull, in with the cows in August so that the resulting calves...

The plastic wrap on the huge hay bale was frozen, and so were my fingers. I had removed my gloves to use my knife to slice the wrap, and now my...

Coming home from the tropics

1/15/22

By the time you read this, Bruce and I will be back at Miles Smith Farm after our week-long visit to St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands, and...

This month, Bruce and I joined hordes of people flocking to Logan Airport on our way to visit with family in St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands...

It has been a rough year for most of us, what with the political situation and the never-ending pandemic. But there are silver linings if you look...

I’m making new friends – the hard way

12/26/21

On a recent trip to Sam’s Club, I ran into a lovely family from Ohio, or rather I ran into their car with my farm truck. I blame my mistake on the...

Meet Rudolph the Red-Nosed ReinSteer

12/10/21

Another year has flown by, and it’s time to celebrate winter and the holidays. The Scottish Highlander cattle of Miles Smith Farm are ready to...

If only kennels would accept cattle

11/27/21

As we drove down the hill, I looked back at the farm. What had I forgotten? Did I tell farm-sitter Craig where the electric-fence switch was? Would...

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