Cool Cowboys

Guaranteed to happen: Work outside in the cold (22˚ this morning). Ride, walk, work the gate sorting cattle – back and forth, back and forth. Ride some more. Stand around, cooling off and getting stiff, but talking with neighbors and … Continue reading

Mooving

It’s time to bring the cows down off of our mid-range Mesa Pasture before this next snowstorm hits.  Yesterday they brought some from a different pasture to this one, but today we take them all the rest of the way. … Continue reading

A Little Wet

We will be weaning tomorrow… and in preparation, we water down the corrals.  Dust can be your enemy when calves, already stressed from leaving their mothers, breathe all that dust into their lungs.  They can easily get sick… and, possibly, … Continue reading

Whoosh

Yes, this post is a little late… we came home last night, ate supper, sat down, and whoosh! That was about all she wrote.  I was in bed early, and couldn’t even come close to keeping my eyes open long … Continue reading