Slip Sliding Away
Farm & Ranch Living|December/January 2018

A good idea gone wrong can be fodder for a few laughs.

Sheryl Cox
Slip Sliding Away

The winter of 2006 in Missouri was horrendous. An ice storm had made it almost impossible to get around. The fields at our farm near Odessa were covered in sheets of ice, and the temperature kept us in a deep freeze. Just trying to stand was a feat in itself, and feeding was a chore.

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