We have had some interesting weather. Some seem to think Mother Nature has been off her meds! Seems normal to me, looking back at past things I have written down and saved.  Many are calving and fighting the cold and enjoying the warmer temps. As I write this we have a cold south east windContinue reading

Slim can get kind of cranky ‘specially when things don’t go just right Like when a first calf heifer prolapses And it’s in a blizzard, in the night Or when cattle fall thru the ice Into freezing cold icy water If you don’t get them out and warmed up They bloat like a new marriedContinue reading

Ain’t been writing in here for a spell. I do have a good excuse. See, I was on this bronc, trying to gather cattle on hard icy ground. This ol’ jughead I was ridings was pretty bad about stumbling and would break in two with me pretty often. I was trying to gather a bunchContinue reading

I imagine readers of this blog get tired of my reporting on weather. I apologies, but it has such a huge impact on me and what we do on the ranch. I am loving this mild fall and beginning or winter weather. Hard to believe Thanksgiving is past and December is here. Or knocking onContinue reading

Been a sad week around here. A friend from down in Nebraska had a young son injured in a car wreck. He was thrown clear and had injuries, the worse being to his brain. They life flighted him to Omaha and had been having good luck getting him revived and fixed for about a month.Continue reading

I got to remembering the other day. That isn’t always a good thing because it makes me see the changes that have come along in my lifetime. Yeah, I am getting old and not real happy with most of the changes. My first 5 years of grade school were to the same one room schoolhouseContinue reading