Sunday, September 28, 2014

The Grass IS Greener on the Other Side of the Fence

Scout the Ox, July 15th, 2014
Scout gets to graze in the meadow after hauling firewood.

Friday, June 20, 2014

Scout the Ox Gets into Mischief!

Scout the Ox eats the load, clips the gate, and pops a wheelie.

Music: Anon, Medieval Dance Tunes
Source: Musopen

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Autumn Ox Hauling Firewood with a Sled

Video of Scout the Ox bringing in the firewood on a colorful but blustery fall day --- ending in a rain shower. Good demonstration of a single ox yoke and evener at work.

Music: Mozart, String Quartet No.19 in C major
Source: Musopen

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Scout the Ox Brings in the Wood

We haul firewood on a beautiful October day in northwestern Minnesota.   Music: 10 Variations on a Theme by Salieri (1799) Vadim Chaimovich

Das "Air" von Bach: Musical Ox Cart Ride

Orchestral piece, "Air" by Johann Sebastian Bach, played by the USAF Band (The Air Force Strings) on their album "Collage."  Photos are of a late summer 2013 ox cart ride in northwestern Minnesota.

Thursday, January 9, 2014

Harry the Dog Won't Be Ignored

Harry the Dog persists in getting my daughters attention while she' trying to talk on the cell phone.