The Story of the Bored Heifer
Once upon a time there was a big snowstorm that dumped 24 inches of snow at the Cupp's house in Staunton, Virginia. Twenty-four inches is a lot of snow for cows (and people) who are not use to it.
The cattle had been "holed up" for five whole days. Even though they had access to the pasture, they simply decided it was not worth the effort to break through the drifted snow. After all these cows all came from further south in Alabama and Georgia (except for Maya who is a Virginia cow). They simply were not use to such winter weather!
Finally, one day, a brave heifer decided that she had simply had enough and cabin fever was just too much! So, she bravely set out to take a walk to the end of the pasture.
She stopped, looked around and decided there was nothing to see and nothing to eat and she would just head back to the barn yard where Mike had pushed pushed the snow back with the tractor.
January 11, 2018 We are back in Laurel Fork and the thought foremost in my mind is how wonderful it feels to not be cold. Las...