Wow, life has been busy of late and it has been difficult to find time to add some new photos to the blog. Between a lovely vacation week in the U.P. and weekends filled with summer activities, it’s been hard to find time for this. I am looking forward to fall as things slow down a bit and the weather cools off. Kids and animals – sometimes that’s what we do . . . a lot.
Braden Lowe, 5, right, and his brother Jakeb, 3, of Austin, wait between events at the Mower County 4-H Horse Show Saturday, August 4, 2012 at the Mower County Fairgrounds Horse Arena. The youngsters were there to watch their cousins competing in the show.
Threatening clouds fill the sky over Rochester Wednesday, August 8, 2012. Only a brief period of rain showers occurred this morning, as thunderstorms skirted the city.
Max Schafer, of Goodhue, leans on his cow Tisa while hanging out with friends August 9, 2012 at the Goodhue County Fair. The fair runs through Sunday.
Ezekiel Ellingson, 2, of Rochester, tries to lick a baby chick while his mother Sara looks on in the Children’s Barnyard August 9, 2012 at the Goodhue County Fair. The fair runs through Sunday.