Goodbye, My Fridge

Well, I did something I thought I’d never do. I sold my handsome gray colt, DX Frigid Aire. Yes. He’s gone. When I rode at the Buck clinic in Rapid City, a friend of ours was there watching for three days. He kept telling me what a nice colt I had (other folks said he […]

The View From Here

Branding season isn’t as close to wrapping up as it normally would be this time of year because it’s been wet! Really, really, really wet. The rain is going to make the grass really happy, which makes for happy cows and fat horses, but the mud…Gumbo is unlike any kind of mud most of you […]

Where the Wild Onions Grow

Where the wild onions grow there’s grass, and clover and wild flowers. Pretty yellow flowers that wave above the grass: Where the wild onions grow, horses graze in grass-filled draws. You’ll find a grown up, two-year old, “Bombshell“. She sure did get pretty! Where the wild onions grow, babies play peek-a-boo around their mamas. Where […]

Farmers Helping Fish

  Scott Valley – 2014 is an extraordinary year. We are experiencing an extreme drought and have had a record number of Coho Salmon spawn in our system. Due to drought conditions, the spawning occurred in the main stem of the Scott River, since there was not enough fall and winter runoff for the salmon […]

Buckskin and Blue

I think it’s time for a giveaway! It’s been a while, and since we’re calving, and don’t have time to share the stories (and there are a few already), this will be the next best thing, right? A couple weeks ago, I shared this photo on Facebook and everyone loved it. Then I shared it […]

Ag In the Bible – God’s Paintings

Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it. – Proverbs 4:23         “Don’t be concerned about the outward beauty that depends on fancy hairstyles, expensive jewelry, or beautiful clothes. You should be known for the beauty that comes from within, the unfading beauty of a gentle and […]