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Sure Signs of Spring…Or Not

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Sure Signs of Spring?

Mother Nature hasn’t made up her mind here at the ranch. Winter, spring, winter, spring? Just when it seems like winter is finally loosening its grip, another icy blast moves into the area. The past two days have brought encouraging … Continue reading

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Winter Storm Preparations – Ranch Style

Things work a little differently when prepping for a storm out in the country Continue reading

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Blizzard February 2, 2016

We spent a lot of time last night bringing the cows home from their winter corn stalks and getting hay bales set out for them. Why? Because of winter storm “Kayla”, which was predicted to bring 8-12″ of snow along … Continue reading

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Flood Cleanup At the Ball Field – More Than Just Getting Ready For a Game

It has been a busy summer on the ranch. So busy, that I have not had time to sit down and write for a while. Three sons means that June is consumed with T-ball and baseball games. Except for that … Continue reading

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May 18. Frost Advisory. Unhappy Gardener.

I have written in the past about extreme gardening in the Great Plains. Between wind, drought, and more wind, I have often wondered if I should seek some type of therapy. I have gotten used to a gradually-warming climate (welcomed … Continue reading

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Close Encounters Of the Tornado Kind

Crazy weather is nothing new for those of us that grew up or live on the Great Plains. I have written about tornadoes and temperature shifts on this blog. This summer has gotten off to a rather inauspicious start as … Continue reading

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