Category Archives: ranch life

*this is a post i wrote the 5th year after my daddy’s passing, it has now been 7 and i miss him more than ever…as i gaze upon this land and my wild prairie children, i am filled with such gratitude for his sacrifices and strength.* a cowboy’s hat can tell many stories…this hat for instance […]

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when this little wild prairie child… decides to climb out of the truck… leaving his comfortable lounge chair behind… eagerly climbs upon his horse and is told to chase cattle through the thick oak… he worries a little about getting left behind so naturally lets out a couple cries of despair… and what should answer […]

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~sheep herd on daylight heading home~ sheesh…a week really?!?… fall gathering has officially begun…not just for our little prairie family but the whole county really… we are busy sorting cattle, gathering cattle, counting cattle, herding cattle, hauling cattle and cussing cattle… so i thought i better give you a few quick updates while i’m somewhat […]

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one chore the kids look forward to all summer long is trailing our pasture cows out to daylight… it is one of the first trailings of the long fall season… this year they wondered which horse they could pack… they needed a stove, a tent, and some jerky?!?!… evidently the grown-ups weren’t invited on this […]

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hello dear girls… this prairie girl survived the weekend… but just barely… it might not have been possible if i hadn’t consumed oodles of ribbon fries and my new found *love* deep fried strawberries with chocolate sauce and powder sugar… sigh….{bliss} :0) oh and a little bit of this… and some more of this… okay […]

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