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When the first foot of snow fell on October 4, it marked the beginning of a winter of never ending storms that would eventually do their best to consume me. Once or twice a week, clouds gathered over the Zirkel … Continue reading
moving cows, extracting oil, and loving a rural schoolhouse The first time I really saw the Coalmont Schoolhouse, my legs were quivering with muscle fatigue on both sides of the round-barreled palomino called Goldie. Topping the final rise and following … Continue reading
The local farrier showed up at 9:00 in the morning the other day, while I was still out feeding. Once again, I had to try and explain to him that the llamas who greeted him were being curious, not trying … Continue reading
It was hard when the cows left Wade’s Ranch. For all the fundamental difference between my vegetarian heart and Gene and Sharon’s cattle ranching heritage, never once had I questioned their love for those cows, the land, the wildlife they … Continue reading