Living Life is Wonderful

Living Life really is wonderful. For each of us, hopefully, the journey is a long one. Living life brings us a winding road of expectations and where it takes us we never know. Our families, who mean the most to us, help make us complete. The rest of life is “fluff” and icing on the cake. Family, friends, animals, nature,  travel and doing good all help knit us together in this beautiful world. Cowboy and I are blessed as our farm, and all that comes with it, gives us so much joy and contentment.  This journey we live is filled with ups and downs and we know how important it is to live every moment because you never get those times back. Life goes fast and Weekend Cowgirl is determined to enjoy and embrace every single day! I am hoping that 2019 will give me new dreams and accomplishments.  Hoping that all my family and friends can say they are loving life also!

Newly Born

This sweet little bull calf was born on Saturday. He had to have some help being delivered so his mom came to barn to deliver. Watched her clean him up, get him on his feet and watched her learn the ropes as a first time mom. It took her a little bit to get the nursing thing down, but once she got the hang of it we had one happy mom and baby. Love happy endings! Mama even allowed me to love on her … [Read More...]

Spring Calves

We have lots of new beautiful babies at the farm. This one is especially special. Her mama is sick and unable to feed her. She is now with a new mama who lost her calf. We are crossing fingers for a match made in heaven!Newborn cow babies are so very precious. I get goosebumps when simply looking at each "fresh-born" baby. … [Read More...]

Wordless Wednesday

Purple Love! … [Read More...]

Many Faces of Orphan Andy

Our Orphan Andy is just the best little donkey. He has a personality as big as the world. I just wish he could speak in human words because he would have so much to impart to us. Our feelings are strong as he lost his lovely mom at 20 days old and we have loved him devotedly. He was bottle fed and raised by a family member who raises goats for the stock show. Then he came home to us and the other … [Read More...]

Cow Babies Are Back

The "baby" pasture has been very busy this week! I think when I counted yesterday there were around nine or ten new babies. What a happy time here at the farm. The babies give us much joy and I spend lots of time just standing and watching the fun. Nothing cuter than little cow babies to put a smile on ones face and to make the world right.This beautiful baby was born about 4 hours before I … [Read More...]

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... … [Read More...]

Texas Touch

We have a new "visitor" at the farm. His name is "Texas Touch" and actually he has been visiting the girls for about a month. All the girls have been AI (artificially inseminated) so now Texas Touch is visiting just in case the AI did not take with any of the cows.I have been watching him for the last couple of weeks when I have been trimming around the oak trees in the pastures. The cows all … [Read More...]

Wordless Wednesday

Winter Sunsets at farm can compete with summer ones any day!  … [Read More...]

Looking Cute

Goose is looking really adorable in his hunting attire! He belongs to Son #1. He is a Wirehaired Pointing Griffon. He is a very sweet and gentle family dog and loves to visit the farm. Those eyes are always talking to you- he is so darn cute! … [Read More...]

Sing To My Babies

It was a lovely weekend at the farm. It has been cold and rainy for much of the last couple of months. That makes it so much NOT fun to enjoy hiking, working and enjoying the animals. Last week I cleaned the farmhouse so I would be ready for the two nice days predicted by the weatherman. Sure enough- we got our warm weather. I cleaned the roads of trash, cleaned up yard of branches and twigs that … [Read More...]

We Will Remember the Alamo Bowl

I am home from the Alamo Bowl and have had time to reflect on our entire TCU Frog football season.  What a rollercoaster ride we have been on. It has been an emotional season and one in which we have had to be extremely flexible. Simply put, sometimes it is just exhausting being a die-hard TCU fan.In the football world our fall started out with huge expectations. Our ranking was high and fans … [Read More...]

Happy New Year Y’all

Happy New Year. Have a great day of food, drink, football and time with your family. … [Read More...]

Merry Christmas

Happy Holidays to all of you from Cowboy and me and all our farm animals! … [Read More...]

Favorite NYC Activity

I was in NYC for the first time last week. The sights, sounds and smells will last a life-time. My senses awakened with all the beautiful holiday sights and sounds. What a glorious place to visit during the holiday season. I am so glad to have visited and toured NYC. I have many favorites and frankly I can say that every single thing I saw and experienced was MY favorite. However, if I had to pick … [Read More...]