Sunshine After The Rain

There are few things nicer than a good soaking rain followed by sunshine. After the rain cleared out Monday night, the rest of the week was all about sun and nice temps. In addition, we didn’t even have much wind. Sunday another moisture system moved in. It started misting after chores and lasted all day. We even had a couple … Continue reading

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Farming, Calving, Rain and Art Class

It’s Monday, again, and the middle of April, how did that happen so fast? Time flies when it’s spring time on the ranch. April 8-11th we were in the field. J’s Dad worked ground, J seeded oats and J’s Mom and I ran around like crazy ladies. We kept an eye on the cows and assisted the guys as needed. … Continue reading


Answers to Fifty Nifty Questions

Terryn at Faith, Family and Beef nudged me to join in the Fifty Nifty Thing to Know About Me game. I like these “get to know you better” blog posts. I enjoyed filling out the same type of questions when they came across my e-mail. You know in the mid 90’s when e-mail was a new thing. Here goes fifty nifty things … Continue reading


In The Swing of Calving

Over the weekend the cows went from starting to calf steady into full calving mode. We’ve been busy watching cows, tagging calves and taking out pairs. We have three heifers left to calf! I took these shots on Saturday afternoon. It was a gorgeous day on the prairie. Sunday was warm sunny and very windy. Last week the temperatures were like … Continue reading


Easter, Snow and Calving

Be patient, therefore, brethren, until the coming of the Lord. Behold, the farmer waits for the precious produce of the soil, being patient about it, until it gets the early and late rains. You too be patient; strengthen your hearts, for the coming of the Lord is at hand. ~James 5:7-8 Happy Easter Monday. I hope all of you had … Continue reading