Yawn…

My evening shift at 10 pm has often turned into expeditions lasting until midnight or 1 am.  This morning it was EXTREMELY  difficult to pull myself out of bed!  After my short walk, I turn on the unstable light for … Continue reading

Calving Season

It has arrived.  Our first babies have hit the ground.  What follows will be restless nights and multiple trips to the calving shed.  We have a pretty good setup here for calving.  To the east side of my yard sits … Continue reading

Preparations

The past few days have been filled with preparations.  We begin our calving season soon.  Our first due date will be on the 23rd, so we are trying to get ready.  The days have been extraordinarily nice with the temperature … Continue reading

Glimpses

Glimpses Saw two coyotes head over the rimrock this morning, unhurried, curious, yet wise enough to leave the territory. Dally must be locked up the past few mornings, or she follows us, eager to learn and I am unable to … Continue reading

Brrrrrrrrrrrrr

When your digital thermometer won’t show a readout, it is a good morning to not ask the temperature!  We rolled outside at the normal time, the full moon sliding down behind the rimrock, the sun not quite up enough to … Continue reading