A small bench near a quiet pond on a cattle ranch. A Bible and a cup of tea.
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.
People ask me how I can eat something I've raised. I'll try to explain it here.
Giving our grandchildren their first ever campfire was a joy.
Our hobby farm in the Sierra Nevada foothills has seen a few goats come and go.
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.
Nana finds all sorts of uses for the catnip she grows on her ranch.
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.

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