Archives for April 2012

 I ordered some fish on the Internet. Really. eBay to be exact. Not frozen. Real live, swimming-around-in-a-box, fish. Who ever heard of such a thing? Not ordinary fish. Fish with bling. Koi.  I’ve been on a quest for the last 6 summers to get some in our pond. No success. It’s spring and I am […]

We gathered and  shipped our big steers to the sale barn for auction tomorrow. I thought you might like to come along for the ride. It was a glorious spring morning in Kansas. Mid-April and knee-deep grass in places. Spring came a month early in the Heartland.  T.H. is giving instructions to the cowboys (and […]

Last Friday was a “Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” for me and Puncher and Paint. (And T.H. too.)  We go out first thing to ‘work’ the steers we bought at the auction on Thursday.  Puncher does the foot work. She brings them up from the back pens to the chute where T.H. is getting all […]

 Several people have asked me what happened the ‘sore-eyed’ steer.  How sweet. Thanks for asking. I would love to tell you. After we gathered the bunch and sorted off the 4 big steers and the ‘sore-eye’. The 4 big ones got loaded in the front and you saw the part where he tried to mother-up […]

  OK. So Paint and I get finished gathering some steers for T.H. He sorts off some big ones to take to another pasture closer to home in order to get them ready to sell next week.  One has a sore eye that needs to come home to be doctored. Small problem.  They didn’t all […]

Spring came early in Kansas. Blessed Spring. And green grass.  Puncher has more work/play to do everyday.  We have been really busy sorting and moving cattle around.   I am perfecting my “Hip Shots”  technique while loading the stock trailer with her.I just hold my pocket camera at waist level, while it is set on […]