Giving our grandchildren their first ever campfire was a joy.
Nana finds all sorts of uses for the catnip she grows on her ranch.
When I couldn't find the right sized tablecloth just a day before having 12 people over for a ministry meeting and lunch, I had to figure out how to make one with materials I keep on hand. Because the nearest department store is an hour away, buying one wasn't an option.
A small bench near a quiet pond on a cattle ranch. A Bible and a cup of tea.
People ask me how I can eat something I've raised. I'll try to explain it here.
As a frustrated country-girl-wanna-be living in town, I've known since I was a little girl that I wanted to move to a ranch as soon as possible. It finally happened when I was a grandma.
Building berms around trees and shrubs is important for water-wise watering. Mulching is mandatory for water retention and helps keep weeds down. Manure berms are especially functional.
Our hobby farm in the Sierra Nevada foothills has seen a few goats come and go.