Supposed to get up over 100 by afternoon. About 93 now with some wind. Been working in the house, pampering my shoulder. I had got some medicine last week, but it wasn’t quite strong enough to whip it so I took Cindy in to a dentist yesterday afternoon and got a refill. So I amContinue reading “Warmish…and an Anniversary”
Me and Beaver and Buck and Bob went and moved yearlings this morning. roped and doctored 3. Bob and Buck didn’t help much at that job but did stay the hell out of the way. and then they did help to get them back up after I was done. The way I rope, they areContinue reading “Got ’em….”
We got up at 4 and were out of here by 5. Rick and Caden rode along, as did Eric, who we met up north a bit. Drove over to the ranch Chance and Hope are on and branded two bunches of calves. Good crew and the work went well. We blew a cap onContinue reading “Long, good day”
to another branding. Up on Sulpher Creek.
Me and the kid went down south and worked on our fencing project this morning. Drove over to get a tank where the yearlings are drinking and some were out. Could have been cuz’ somebody left a gate open! I won’t mention any names but he’s in hot water….. We had the dogs with us,Continue reading “The continuing saga of me and the kid and gramma”
Went branding up north. Calf forks….
Went out in Purple this morning and went around some fence. Found a corner post that needs replaced and several other little projects we are going to have to get done between branding’s and cattle work. We drove over to Punkin Center and got some salt and mineral and oil for the windmill we hadContinue reading “Me and the kid…”
We trailed cattle today. Gabe done real good. Cool when we started and never got real warm, but the calves and cows got hot and tired and we rested them twice and had a hard push the last couple miles to the pasture. Had to travel along side a tarred hiway for about half theContinue reading “Oh, man!”
running! Went to a branding yesterday over west about 40 miles. Then off to a funeral for my daughter in laws mother, today. We brought Gabe home with us and we are going to help a neighbor trail cattle tomorrow. Dry and hot and we got a little storm today with some lightening evidently asContinue reading “Been….”