Old McDonald (and George Washington) Had a Farm

Old McDonald (and George Washington) Had a Farm

Sure, George Washington and Thomas Jefferson get all the press for being gentleman farmers, but did you know President William Taft had a pet dairy cow named Pauline Wayne, that lived on the lawn of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, next door to the White House? For two years, she provided the family with fresh …

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Seeing Red

Seeing Red

Green pasture, blue sky and red barns – they’re part of the gorgeous New England scenery, but we’ve always wondered…why are barns traditionally painted red? Some may claim a red barn helps cows find their way home from pasture, but cows are actually colorblind to the colors red and green. So much for that answer! …

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