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Birds, bees and conjugal visits

Spring at the ranch is out in full force–despite the temperature being hotter than the hammered hinges of hell, flowers are rioting, birds are singing and bees are doing their thing. And a pair of roadrunners have taken up residence … Continue reading

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She ain’t heavy, she’s my heifer

“That red brangus is out again. I tried to get her but she’s in the Johnson grass,” the rural route mail lady called to tell us last Tuesday. I swore and growled and,  despite my tendency toward non-violence, visions of … Continue reading

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Sharp hooks, smelly dogs and fish pee–just another day in paradise

13 stabs with a fish hook 2 smelly, wet dogs 1 blast of fish pee Just another day in paradise . . . When Chap asked me if I’d ever been fishing, I said, “My grandpa used to take me … Continue reading

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