Monthly Archives: August 2012

The Parent Rap

I’m normally a country music fan and not so much into rap but this one I really like. Enjoy…. I came across it at a blog I follow when I’m trying to avoid housework http://inspiredtoaction.com

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Dirty Work

So, on Monday the crew headed to the mountain to gather the heifer calves and wean them.  Apparently it was pretty dusty.  They said it wasn’t windy, which is rare, but it’s so dry that just walking around in the … Continue reading

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Shipping Part 2

After Jamie and Chad’s shipping was checked off the list, it was time to ship the HC calves. They spent several long days looking and looking and looking some more and finally found them.  It seems the heat and lack … Continue reading

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Shipping Part 1

Back on Aug 2nd Jamie and Chad shipped their calves.  They got up early and with the help of family, friends and neighbors gathered all the cows and calves. Once gathered, they carefully corral the herd.  This is the first … Continue reading

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It All Matters

I always enjoy watching the Olympics.  It inspires me and makes me want to push myself to try new things and set new goals.  It also kind of makes me feel like a bit of a slacker. I mean watching … Continue reading

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Ranching 101

Before I write anything about how shipping went I thought I would explain a few ranching basics for my city friends. First, I should point out that different parts of the country do things a bit differently and even different … Continue reading

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Meanwhile Back at the Ranch…

While we were doing things like this on the North Shore, back at the ranch they were shipping Jamie and Chad’s calves and looking for Mom and Dad and Casey’s steers. This is Jamie and Casey getting ready to saddle … Continue reading

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