All posts by Mary

Wile E. Coyote

Today I was awakened by coyotes. I didn't know that's what it was right away; the noise I heard sounded more like a distressed sheep. There was still a smoky haze from the Butt Canyon fire in the next county, and sounds were muffled and seemed fairly close. As I lay in bed contemplating the … Continue Reading ››

Barn Ideas

IMG_20140529_155301_719Recently I spent some time discussing our site development plans with a builder. We want to prioritize building the barn, which will allow us to really get started with our ranching work. A large, airy and well-planned barn will allow us to store our hay, tools … Continue Reading ››

Lucy’s Progress

IMG_20140429_150030_020What is a soon-to-be rancher (me) to do while we get the needed infrastructure in place? In addition to spending time on the land, getting to know what's growing and planning  what to do once we have water and a barn, I have been preparing Lucy so … Continue Reading ››