A I School part two

For those readers who cringe at poop, personal bodily functions/descriptions… THIS POST IS NOT FOR YOU! Come back tomorrow. For those readers who have a curiosity about artificial inseminations, this is VERY basic. But, it’ll do… Yesterday we took the … Continue reading

A I School part one

I decided I’d better break this post down to two parts… For the more squeamish… skip tomorrow’s post… I’ll give more details then. For now… Welcome to A. I. School! We’ve AI’d for quite a few years now… but only … Continue reading

Branded in Sepia

I can’t help myself… whenever it is branding time, I have to switch my camera over to sepia mode. J. and J. share a story as Victoria swings a loop. I could do it as an effect on my Iphoto … Continue reading


Finally, it is here and gone again. Friends have arrived to help and enjoy the “fun” of branding day. Old cedar fenceposts reappear sawed to length and split for the fires. ¬†Boy, if you could only smell it… go stick … Continue reading


Preparations for branding tomorrow have hit their full stride. The shop is cleaned and ready for weary, hungry workers. The firewood is chopped ready for the branding fire. The pop is chilled and water jugs filled for thirsty cowboys. All … Continue reading