Category Archives

Archive of posts published in the category: Ranch Life
May
27

Proud mom moment

I have become a master at organizing my day so that I can squeeze certain tasks into certain slots. There are some things around the ranch that I just can’t do with my youngest around, mostly things with the horses. This morning I…

Apr
4

That darn cat

Remeber last week when I posted about my idiot cat who “launched herself at my door in a fruitless attempt to open it”? Well…. it turns out not to have been so fruitless after all. I found out today that somewhere along the…

Mar
30

Goat-napped

Yesterday I discovered that someone stole one of my baby goats. Yeah, that’s right. Some despicable human being saw my heard of goats and stole one of the 3 week old babies from it’s momma. My goats love to duck under the fence…

Jan
25

Hooray! Boo!

I am constantly amazed by all manner of random things that happen in the world. I live in the country and with that comes a variety of sights that the average person doesn’t get to see. A couple of years ago I was…

Jan
10

Noisy animals!

The joys of working from home. This morning I was on a work call and one of my roosters thought it would be a good idea to climb into the tree outside my window and crow repeatedly. He was six inches from my…

Dec
26

The words I longed to hear

Last night I came home from a weekend with my family. It was cold, dark and windy. Quite windy. At our ranch we have a detached garage which is about a 100 foot walk to my front door. There are no lights on…

Dec
11

Kids and responsibilities

Ty has recently started doing things that I did not think him capable of. It’s sort of amazing to watch your child grow. I thought they made huge steps as babies but Ty has seriously blossomed in the last few months. Maybe it’s…

Dec
8

The great pumpkin debacle

It’s strange how our kids become attached to the most random of objects. They impart significant emotions to a simple item. To lose or break that item is tantamount to cutting off a limb in their minds. I guess adults also do it…

Dec
3

Boredom and tech support

Yesterday I got a new modem for my internet, along with instructions on how to install it. Easy peasy. 6 steps. No problem.   Last night after I put the kids to bed (this is the only time of day that I get…

Nov
29

Double lesson day

Today was a double lesson day for me, meaning I learned two things about myself that I probably should have already known. Of course I learned these lessons that hard way. Is there ever an easy way to learn a lesson? Here’s what…