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Ranch Life - A Red Head in the Pond

So, some days things don’t go according to plan around the Anstine Ranch, including days when red heads end up in the pond. Today I planned to get my Thursday YouTube video edited and uploaded, so you can view it tomorrow. 836 more words

Mia's Motivations

*Original cover photo (above) by Hivewire3d.com. Go check them out, it’s pretty cool.

Alright, I’m not taking the blame for this. In fact, this was never on my radar but a certain little girl got the birthday present so many of us dreamed of because her Oma (German nickname for Grandma) bought it. 757 more words


Maybe it's the rain

I’ve been working on a  book this fall, a compilation of some of my favorite photos, columns, blogs, poems and recipes from the past six years I’ve spent documenting what it means to come back home again. 902 more words


August, September, and October Update

I promise that there is a very good reason why I have not posted in three months! Actually there are a lot… in August when I was about to do a post, I had a family emergency and doing a blog entry was the last thing I felt like doing. 499 more words

My Life

Where did October go?

Dang, that was quick. I mean, I thought I’d only be gone for a week. I just looked back at my last blog post…it’s been almost a full month! 1,515 more words



Ok I’m not a morning person, I’m really not. But seeing the sun rise like this every morning, makes it worth the struggle. I may not like to get up in the morning, but I sure love the bright fiery colors as the sun sets the sky ablaze. 64 more words


What a blessing to like, nay, love where you live. Even now, 10 years in to ranching this patch of Arizona, we will come across what is to us a new hollow or corner. 332 more words

Ranch Life