Another family portrait

This looks like summer downtime… but 5 minutes before we had pushed a bunch of cows 50 feet away and I had told them to stay in the yard and lay down… and this was their reaction.  When people doubt that … Continue reading


Daniel rides his Big Red Rooster horse to help sort off pairs.  All my children have helped ride since they were about 5… and even riding double for short periods before that.  One of my favorite pictures is Brandon in front … Continue reading

3 generations

John, Daniel, Vernon, Brandon Greet sorting pairs in the corner…yes, those leaning posts actually have wire on them and pass for “good enough” fence.   … Continue reading

Spring trail

It is time FINALLY to turn the cows out to graze…and we’ve been doing exactly that the past three days.  It is a time-consuming process.  Step One is gathering the pasture they are in and often keeping them in a … Continue reading

A Hike

We woke to a covering of snow after two days of 70 degrees.  And, although moisture would be welcome, the storm only managed to spit out a pitiful .04 of liquid.  And the wind had to partner with the storm, … Continue reading