When a City Girl Goes Country

By Annette Bridges


I have been around cows for so long now, 40 years to be specific, that I have become intrigued by what they do and how they do it. I believe everything in our life offers lessons if we choose to consider them, so I decided to attempt to put into words some of my observations about our beautiful bovines.

How To Herd

I think the concept of “herd mentality” has gotten a bad rap. I used to think of following the herd as the total opposite of thinking independently and that independence was the best or only way to live one’s life with gusto. Hanging with our cows has been teaching me there are times when following the herd is a good idea.

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