#TBT : Written Insights

I continue to paw through old paperwork… and it’s tedious… but every little bit there’s a gem with written insights into the early days of this ranch. I’m going through old checks… from the 1930’s. First thing you notice… 70% … Continue reading

#TBT: Cardboard Treasures

As Johnny continues to clean and organize his basement, more cardboard boxes full of “treasure” have appeared. For instance, right now we have a box full of letters and cancelled checks and other papers from 1933-1949. The letter tells of … Continue reading

#TBT: Oh, Else

Butcher’s Foothills Elsa If you haven’t been here long, you probably never got to meet Elsa. I’m really sorry for you. She was sweetness and grace, loving and quiet (most of the time). It’s been six years today that I … Continue reading

#TBT: New Highway

So strange to look through old photos and realize the road you drive on daily, (without thinking about it, accepting its presence) was actually built not that long ago. Well, duh. I mean, you know it when you think about … Continue reading

#TBT: Sudden Tears

I’m watching old home movies lately for kicks and giggles. I started looking for a video of my mom playing jacks… but just kept on watching. It’s awfully fun to compare my grandkids to their parents “back in the day.” … Continue reading