Wow. got a little rain last night and maybe some snow and when you walk out there, you wish you was sharp shod. Not too cold, tho’ that wind has a bite to it, but I about fell down several times as the snow is real slippery from the rain . It’s in the 30’sContinue reading “Wet, windy and SLIPPERY”
Cooled off. It got down below zero last night but warmed up almost 20 by this afternoon. There was lots of thick ice on the tanks this morning. Here are some recent photo’s.
The guy I am building this saddle for is a cranky ol’ SOB. so I want to do a good job so he ain’t crabby cuz’ when he’s crabby, ain’t nobody happy around here! Here’s the stirrup leather laying on the sweat fender.
But still got up to 30 today. I worked on leather and did chores. this afternoon when I was waiting on leather to dry so I could carve and stamp, I drove down south to check on water for them cows. There had been a strong two inches of ice on the tank, but notContinue reading “Windy and cool”
A bit windy, but for this time of the year, I will take it. Up in the 40’s. supposed to get in the 50’s later this week. We didn’t have a huge turnout for the gig, but the ones who did come sure said they enjoyed it. I know all the performers had a greatContinue reading “Another nice day”
Got the new roof added on to the top of the old roof today. the old one was a square about 6 x 6 feet and flat. We have fought leaks in the living room and kitchen for quite awhile. Patched and tared and fixed and did it some more, but could never make itContinue reading “I’m tired….”
Had this running thru’ my head and am not sure it gets out mt meaning, but I think it’s close enough to put on here for evaluation. out there there’s always been a class of folks since mankind came along who didn’t quite fit in with the rest couldn’t quite sing that song they wereContinue reading “New Poem”
For awhile anyway. Boys head home tomorrow so this evening we went out and they rode around and around in the corral. They swapped horses, Gabe rode Squirt and Lige rode Beaver. Both got along fine and Gabe even managed a sidepass, with a little help from Grampa. We took the tractor up north andContinue reading “Last ride”
Me and the boys ran down to Punkin Center the other day and ate lunch and picked up some rail road ties for posts. Also some more calf feed. We dug holes for the posts yesterday and took off a gate and set a new post for it. Gramma got home about then, so sheContinue reading “Odds and ends”