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Weaning Kits

It’s the first warm weekend of the year when we are both home.  We tilled our raised beds and added manure and planted some root crops, although it is still too early for this planting to be reliable…but you just can’t help but be hopeful this far north.   192 more words

It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

I know.  I know.  That phrase usually belongs to Christmas, and I love Christmas, but whoever first coined that phrase and applied it to Christmastime obviously didn’t know the joys of springtime on a ranch. 1,806 more words

Farm Life

Getting Out - Coalinga

Yesterday I took off on a late afternoon drive,  headed for the hills west of Coalinga.   I was sick on Friday and not feeling great on Sat morning, so by the late afternoon I just had to get out of the house!   126 more words


The sound of silence in Sajama National Park, Bolivia

The last light of the day glistened on the ice-capped peaks of the surrounding volcanoes and, as the sun dropped quickly out of view, the temperature plummeted alarmingly fast. 561 more words


Thirty seconds

Spring lasted all of thirty seconds around here. Seriously, it was blowing snow on April 2, and it was 85 degrees today. I’m not going to complain… but I want to complain. 251 more words


Llamas and me

My contact with llamas has been extremely limited.

Years ago, on a trip to Bolivia, I ran into a very impressive Lama glama at Lake Titicaca. 629 more words

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