Green leaves and snow

Wyoming usually has to remind us, quite early, that winter is on the way.  In October we had our first snow.  The cottonwoods hadn’t even dropped their leaves, or changed color for that matter!  In November, the biggest storm magically … Continue reading

Introducing Jazz

My daughter recently came home to help with our cows…and to celebrate her 24th birthday.  (Wow.  I can’t be that old… )  She recently became the proud owner of one Miniature Australian Shepherd pup.  We’ve had lots of Aussies and … Continue reading


What began as an invigorating hike morphed into one of those meandering strolls, like Lucas and I experienced here.  But instead of Lucas being exhausted, it was me!  I feel so good lately, I go out and try to do … Continue reading


I am, with some trepidation, beginning a new project.  A couple of years ago, we bought some property from the neighbors which included the main ranch house and all outbuildings and some amazing hay fields.  This is a setting easily … Continue reading

The Huntress

“English Shepherds have been bred for generations as all-purpose, working farm dogs. Their responsibilities have ranged from herding and protecting stock, to dispatching vermin, guarding the home, and watching over children.” That is a direct quote (my italics) from The … Continue reading