First day

Though this week has been a busy one, today’s job was our first day of gathering in our “badlands” pasture, and it has been a long day.  Gone are the days when we woke up at 3 AM to eat a … Continue reading

Branding

    Some of the girls on the crew…………………………………….some of the guys……………………………………… Our first branding of the year took place last Saturday.  Branding is a stressful day.  For my husband, he has to gather cattle, branding supplies (vaccine, medicine, barrels, irons, … Continue reading

Blizzard

My daughter has completed college and a semester of working as a substitute teacher.  She now has applied for various teaching positions around the state, hoping fora small rural school 5th grade position.  Since they were almost doubling her rent … Continue reading

So Much to Tell

It has been forever…and there is so much to tell. I guess I can start with some of the latest news and work backwards. It has rained and rained and rained and rained and snowed and snowed and rained here… … Continue reading

Horses

So much of what we do on the ranch has changed radically from a few years back.  Where 3 or 4 families could live and be supported on this place when it began, the ranch supports now supports two.  Where … Continue reading