A Roller Coaster Ride

The past week has been a roller coaster of work, catching up, weather and cleaning up. J was gone to his monthly FSA (Farm Service Agency) Board meeting on Monday morning. I got caught up on housework while he was gone and grilled fish from our Sunday catch. In the afternoon we cleaned up and put away the rake and … Continue reading


Yellow Flowers on the Prairie

We’ve had a pretty steady week on the ranch. The weather has been inconsistent, as we have had days with a high temp of 80* and 100*. J and I watched storm clouds build and quick fronts move through leaving the ground damp. Some of these storms were sever and caused damage to the south of us. Family and friends to … Continue reading


Cattle Work and Oat Hay

I hope all of you had a great 4th of July! May we keep in mind the courageous and dedicated men and woman serving in our armed forces.  Thank You for your loyalty to our country, so that we may enjoy the freedoms and democracy that we have. The Faces of Mount Rushmore remind us of the Freedoms that these past … Continue reading


Ranch Work, Family, and a Gala

Oh what a week.  I did my best to take one day at a time and I can say I’m still alive. Moving slow, but alive. We treated J’s Dad to Father’s Day Buffet in small town South Dakota. The establishment traded hands and we had not tired the Sunday buffet since the new owners took over. It was delicious … Continue reading


More Bird Art

I’ve almost completed the Consider Birds on-line art class. Lessons are coming to a close; which is good as we are haying and my time to do creative projects is very limited. One of the Lesson 4 projects was another typewriter prayer. I had lots of fun with the peacock, ink and paint. Dear Lord Thank You for the blessing of awareness. … Continue reading