Hay Hauling and Yellow Wild Flowers

As August winds down, I’m left wondering how did August go faster than July? This past week the weather has been more fall like than summer. We’ve been enjoying cooler temperatures and brisk mornings. Tuesday and Wednesday were very windy bringing in a cold front. Yesterday we were back into the 90’s and it sounds like summer temperatures are back for this week. J … Continue reading

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A Mostly Normal Week

I didn’t forget to post, it’s just been a busy morning.  We were up and out early to gather the last group of bulls. Yesterday was the calendar day to pull bulls out of the cows. We got two pasture groups of bulls pulled and without problems. Both mornings were perfect morning to gather bulls; 50* with no wind. It’s always a relief … Continue reading


Another Fencing Project Competed

Last week J and I spent most of our time on a fencing task. These pictures help tell the story of this project. The purpose of our endeavor was to remove the old woven wire and move the fence closer to the hay field. We started by building two new corners and built a half mile of new fence. For the … Continue reading


The First Week of August

The first week of August is behind us. I’m not sure how August snuck up on us and now we are eight days into the month. J and I keep working on fencing projects and checking cattle. We also keep our eye to the sky for smoke. With the drought conditions, it’s easy to spark a fire. J and I tend to error on the … Continue reading


A Productive Week

Last week was full of projects. We kicked off Monday with J checking cattle and me catching up on skirt work. We woke up to rain on Tuesday morn. The moisture wasn’t measurable, but we were glad for the cool down. When the rain let up, J and I moved replacement heifers and yearlings to fresh grass. After dinner we hauled gravel out … Continue reading