A Real Cowgirl…

At some point in my life I decided that I wanted to be a cowboy.  And I meant a cowboy.  You see, I admire and respect the true cowboy persona.  He is strong… Continue reading

Cow Work–Family Style

On Saturday my husband, Joe, organized a day of cattle work.  There was a group of 89 cows and their calves that needed to be fly-sprayed, dewormed, vaccinated, tagged and paired up.  We… Continue reading


Originally posted on The Sagebrush Sea:
I’ll be the first to admit that I haven’t been living my ideal ranch life lately.   I’ve been spending an inordinate amount of time in the car…

Versatile Bloggers

Thank you to Katie at http://realwomanshealth.wordpress.com/ for nominating me for this award.  I have really enjoyed reading about her journey to healthier living, something that we are all in pursuit of whether we do… Continue reading

Why Big Ag Got Big

I had a revelation yesterday.  I was on the farm, I had just ridden my horse (thank you hubby darling for watching the little one so that I could ride!).  Joe had left… Continue reading

Antibiotic Soup: M is for Monensin

There are antibiotics in our cattle feed.  I didn’t always know this.  But over the past several years we have been using monensin to feed the cattle.  When I heard all the fuss… Continue reading

Confessions of a Marginal Dreamer

Marginal:  difficult to cultivate and therefore only brought into use if profits are high enough to make it worth the effort How do you endure the loss of a dream?  How do you… Continue reading

Check Out My (Mis) Adventures

I have posted two parts (with much more to come) on the saga that is our home remodeling.  Please check them out if you get a chance! https://rushoffthefarm.wordpress.com/the-mis-adventures-of-this-smelly-old-house/

Signs Your Husband Is A Farmer…Or Cheating?

Recently I was scanning through radio stations when I heard a hook line about signs that your husband was cheating.  I decided to tune in since I was pretty bored with the same… Continue reading

The Importance of Being Still

Lately I have been running full speed ahead.  I have had twice the workload at the office over the past two weeks.  And springtime at the farm means there are mares and cows to breed… Continue reading