Photos From This Week

We have had nice warm weather this week which I consider a blessing this time of year. To have 80 degree weather in November enables me to spend many hours outside completing chores and getting things ready for winter. (Did I ever tell you I really hate doing chores in cold weather?)¬†I have had painting […]

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“Hotter Than Hell” Summer

This title of this blog post about sums it up. It is the hottest, driest year we have had in around a century. Devastating can accurately describe conditions¬†here at the farm. The hot winds have ripped the pastures of any moisture. No moisture = No grass = Unhappy cattle. Of course, our cows look all […]

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Deer Cam

We have an old deer cam that sometimes gets put up and is operational. Most of the time the deer cam just gets photos of cowboy or son #1 adding corn to the deer feeder. Or cowboy driving by in his truck. Tons of photos of cowboy and his truck. Finally got a shot of […]

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Childhood Camp-House

Growing up on a ranch was a wonderful opportunity and a good place to grow up. Although farming and ranching is a hard life, I think most would consider it a privilege to grow up that way. On our ranch we had Black Angus Registered Cattle and our crops were cotton. We had a typical […]

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Windmill On My Mind

When I was growing up we had the nicest man who repaired windmills for a living. I loved when he would come to our ranch because he would usually bring his two daughters which meant I would have instant company. His daughters were always so kind to play with me although they were quite a […]

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Remembering Tony

This was my first horse and he was the sweetest animal. His name was Tony and he was gentle, patient and never ran off like our Shetland pony! He was such an affectionate horse and everyone loved him. I was 6 in this photo. After all these years, thinking of him brings tears to my […]

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New Shetland Pony for Sister & Me

When I was six my daddy brought me a pony.

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Cow Whisperer

I guess you can officially call me the “Cow Whisperer”!

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