Runoff

A few days ago in the midst of an afternoon walk, I stopped.  The hillsides were covered in snow, the road I had walked on was ice.  But a different sound was literally underlying the countryside.  It took a minute to distinguish … Continue reading

It’s Disgusting…

People have told me that the reason ranchers get married is to have someone along in the pickup to open gates.  I’ve always laughed at that true statement… and since I wasn’t raised on a ranch, I really never had … 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

Working Dogs Video

Elsa pushes up some cows through deep snow.  I’m not giving her direction beyond her first “Get ’em up!” partly because I’m breathing so hard from walking through the deep snow!  She does gather them, even recovering the one I … Continue reading