Trying to pick the best cover crop for the cold winter. Oats and peas will probably win out this year–due to pressing time constraints. The sheep will have a more diverse menu in ’22.
The signs were there, but it took a well-placed game-camera to confirm this trio of berry-eaters on the ranch. Taking a nocturnal stroll and dinner around 4:00 am, they were probably hidden and soundly sleeping by sunrise.
Yes, the summer shearing is almost done. The first thirty fleeces are sold and being processed at the woolen mill. The next wave of shearing woolies will commence next week. This summer has been super busy….ranch work, finding houses and trying to write my thousand words a day. A multigenerational anthology is in the works. … Continue reading
Hopefully, this rainbow will bring a little more rain, or a “please submit” from a book agent. Either one of these would be quite the good fortune.
My latest novel, “Three Emmys for a Dollar” is being sent out to literary agents this week. I am hoping for some positive energy soon. In the meantime, this ranch won’t take care of itself so the tractor is in high gear weeding, seeding and mowing the pastures. With a little luck, I’ll be back … Continue reading