What a snow season that was

What a snow season that was: I say WAS because we're hoping that the snow is all gone for the season. Those of us who made it through the season are stronger and our hearts are with the goats that didn't make it. Each passing has been logged in our chronicle of lessons learned. I …

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We’re all making tracks in the ice

This snow/ice storm is taxing on everyone, including me and Bob.  Sigh ... just like everyone else in this storm. We're thankful that our families are warm, safe, and comfortable. But the babies will be warmer in the back barn. It has smaller stalls for critters that need more attention. THEY may not want the …

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More snow! Mother Nature WHAT are you thinking

Is this snow/freezing weather gonna kill pasture bugs? If yes, then OK, I'll 'happily' deal with it. BUT if not, then I'm not gonna be happy. I know you don't care, and you're gonna do what you want anyway. But I'd like to think there's a good reason for this snow/freezing weather. We have put …

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Conversing with Mother Nature

ANOTHER snow system? Goody. Look Mother Nature, out here at the ranch, we need running water in all the barns, so please keep the temperature above 35. Otherwise I have to haul water buckets to four different pens. Do you know how much water weights? Yes, of course you do. Sorry, I wasn't thinking. Well, …

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