Category Archives: farming


In that lull between spring and summer one of the best way to enjoy life is to venture out into nature and appreciate it. Gracie and I found a spot where the wild oats were up as tall as her … Continue reading

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Lazy Me Trail Ride

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Digging for Treasure

I’ll get that gopher yet!–Heart, 3/15/2016 Heart is well on her way in her search for Spring. We’ll see what other amusing Springtime photos we can come up with once a week or so. Good luck in your searches!

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The Simple Life

In this era of high tech electronics, many often say they’d like to go back to the simple life. Others, my friend A included, admit “Not me. Life was tough back then.” Consider the simple water wheel and how it … Continue reading

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Salute to Windmill Park Donors

Every one appreciates coming across something that is free. The Shattuck Windmill Museum & Park in Oklahoma is free to the public, 365 days a year–although the museum does appreciate donations. The annual work week crew donates their time each … Continue reading

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Life With Horses

Gracie chases motorcycles. Yes, you read that right, she chases¬†motorcycles and four-wheelers. Which leads to another interesting aspect of life with horses. I knew about the four-wheeler gig. Kevin and I would go over onto the neighbor’s 200+ acres to … Continue reading

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Bees for Earth Day

In honor of Earth Day, here are some of the wild bees on our ranch.

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