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We are thankful for Long Johns and Insulated Coveralls

Winter has finally made its appearance. Cold weather, freezing fog, and drizzle don’t make things fun, but it does kill all of the bugs! We are just thankful for the long fall weather that allowed for an extended growing season. 897 more words

Fall Roundup!

Last week, my husband and father-in-law got together with some cowboy friends for fall roundup! During the spring and summer months the cattle are spread out in pastures to eat grass, but during the winter they need to be closer to home. 129 more words


Another month gone

Toni has been working on halter breaking Cupid and Major since last Tuesday. Cupid was pretty much halter broke from the start, he just has to work on his patience, which is hard for a young gent. 781 more words

In-Laws And Wild, Carnivorous Animals

My in-laws came to visit for Thanksgiving, and they brought a big basket filled with chocolate, potato chips, fruit leather, candy and nuts. We were sad to see them go at the end of the holiday, but we are cautiously optimistic that we can return to our normal eating habits and our pants may one day fit again. 565 more words

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Five Minutes A Day

Working with young horses is an interesting task. I like to think the general goal is always the same regardless of discipline, event, breed, location, time, any of those factors. 794 more words



I went out to the greenhouse early in the morning to find the pecans I had picked were gone. I’d collected them in a five gallon pail and had left them on the porch. 553 more words

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