For years, Bob has been a fixture on this place. Wherever Johnny was, there was Bob in his shadow. Quiet. Observant. He had a hell of an outrun… swinging WAY out and around stock… and as he aged, it was … Continue reading


I spent yesterday afternoon huffing, puffing, and swinging an axe. In November, when the first snow fell, we weren’t thinking about calving.  We were thinking let the cows and horses graze unimpeded.  Which is great.  Which works fine until February. … Continue reading

Meanwhile… Back at the Ranch

I’ve taken a bit of a detour lately, focusing on my hobby of pysanky.  Thanks for putting up with that… and I may include a photo of the next egg or two I create, just for kicks, in the future. … Continue reading

Long Day off the Ranch

Well, this sure was a day that got away from me! First came the typical routine… Then I made a peach cobbler and lunch… Then S. showed up to give me a copy of her book and visit for a … Continue reading

Apologies, Thanks, and Creativity

Apologies, Thanks, and Creativity First, let me extend my apologies for not posting last night.  I have sincerely tried to keep my postings consistent.  However, Brandon came home from Laramie last night and bounced his Dodge Dakota into the guardrail … Continue reading