A Quiet Moment

Quiet is part of our lives here.  Anymore, that is what I notice when I go to towns.  I went to New Orleans a few months back.  The only quiet time was sleeping.  I visit in Casper or shop in … Continue reading

Calving Season

It has arrived.  Our first babies have hit the ground.  What follows will be restless nights and multiple trips to the calving shed.  We have a pretty good setup here for calving.  To the east side of my yard sits … Continue reading

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