Category Archives: Farm Life

  • Can’t Build a Fence


     Fences are everywhere—picket, hurricane, stone, wooden, log, and the sturdy barbed wire that stretches for miles. They are along property lines and divide pastures into orderly grazing areas for livestock. My recently released book, Can’t Build a Fence, was inspired by just such barbed wire and a conversation about a cow. My husband and I were driving around our pasture checking fences one day when he noticed a cow we named Walk-thru. That old critter could go where she wanted […]

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