Spring Came Early

Wildflowers came early this year due to a very mild spring. No complaining here as wildflowers are my favorite time of the year. Wildflowers bring joy, color and just simple beauty for Cowboy and I to enjoy. Last week we had just a few popping up here and there, but with two showers this week they are […]

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Heart Rocks

I found this heart farm rock while hiking a few days before Valentines Day! I have discovered several and am hoping to spend one entire day soon devoted to “The Heart Hunt”… I love anything hearts; especially those found in nature such as clouds, rocks, leaves, cactus. If you find something “Heart” spectacular send me […]

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On A Clear Day

On a clear day you can see forever! I love driving around and finding the perfect landscape at the farm. Each day provides a different setting so I never get bored! Love this cow! These clouds were perfect. Wish I had packed a blanket so I could lay on ground and spend time watching the […]

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Indian Blanket With A Twist

We have a huge crop of Indian Blankets at the farm this year and ya”ll know they are my favorites. Yesterday I spent hours taking photos and simply soaking up the beauty. I was walking in a pasture and found this little beauty growing around some rocks. She was just a little different than most […]

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Wildflowers 2016

Well, April is nearly over and my rush to take hundreds of wildflower photos simply never happened this year. In fact, I never made it to the country roads to even look around to see where they were blooming the best. We have had so much rain this April which is good, but it seems […]

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Wordless Wednesday

Purple Love!

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Possumhaw

The farm is a world of winter brown. Our Possumhaw is the only bit of color every winter. It brings joy and the impending hope of spring and we enjoy it immensely. It is the simple things that we really remember and that impact our lives…

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Mexican Hat Wildflowers

Because of all the rains last month we still have a few lingering wildflowers. This month the Mexican Hat flowers have been in abundance. I really have never noticed them very much, but this summer they have become a favorite new flower for me. It is a form of the Prairie Coneflower (Ratibida Columnifera). Don’t […]

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Early Indian Blankets

Indian Blankets bloomed early this year! These are my favorites – above any other flower!  

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Cowboy’s Bluebonnets

We continue to be busy, but Cowboy snapped these bluebonnets with his phone a few days ago. Love it when he does that for me. Thanks Cowboy! I am hoping to get some good shots in this week, however rain is forecast for Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday so we shall see. Make no mistake- we […]

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First Bluebonnets on Easter

Happy Easter! Our first bluebonnets bloomed this week. They are exquisite in their beauty and so welcomed. Spring is really here and we are being rewarded by an abundance of wildflowers. They are going to be beautiful this spring since it is our first year in over five years to actually have moisture. It makes me joyful […]

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Last Fall Sunflower

Sunflowers are my favorite. Snapped this right before last week’s freeze. Good-Bye summer and fall. I shall miss you…  The countdown begins now for April wildflowers! This photo simply makes me happy on this dreary November day!  

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Prickly Pear Cactus

Cactus at the farm is…well cactus. We have too much of it and it is constantly a thorn in our side. (Pardon the Pun!) In the spring it has very pretty yellow flowers. In the fall is has beautiful pink “fruit” and nothing is prettier than all the plants with the varying degrees of pink […]

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Sunday Sunflowers

We did not plant any sunflowers this year expecting the continued drought to dry up anything we planted. Who knew we would actually have some summer rain? Had I planted sunflowers they would have been thick and bountiful! That is how it is on the farm; everything is a planting gamble! Have a few “wild” […]

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