I was digging around for period farm photos when I came across this article about Dazzler, the mammoth hog. Three things came immediately to mind. Continue reading
I’m a city girl. Writing a book set on a farm in 1930. There’s a lot I don’t know. Luckily, the main character, Rose, is a city girl, too.
“You want me to do what?” she asked, as if he expected her to walk on the moon.
“Milk the cows.” A reasonable request of farmer to wife, he thought.
“You’re kidding. I don’t know the first thing about cows,” she answered. So they started the first in their “how to be a farm wife” lessons right then; chapter one: Bovine.
So, Rose and I are learning about farm life together. We hope you join us; it’s going to be fun!
PS: here’s an interesting link about milking cows that Rose and I are studying…