photography

Wednesday October 11, 2017

Wednesday October 11, 2017 I bought a new camera and it's wonderful. It fits in my pocket, it can even send an receive texts and stores so much data for me.  I can edit photos right on the screen and it stores the photos for me too.  Oh some people might…
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An almost perfect day

Wednesday October 4, 2017   The colors of the leaves around here are pretty spectacular but fading quickly, so I decided to take the 4 house dogs for a little road trip to see more of them. The dogs are happy to be included any time I go in the car.…
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First snow!

Friday September 22, 2017  We woke up to a white reminder that winter is not very far away! For Belle the puppy and Bogart the kitten this is the frist snow they've ever seen. Bogart is still curled up between hay bales in the hay barn but Belle is extremely…
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Happy 4th!

Tuesday, July 4, 2017  Happy Fourth of July! And it's so good to be back at my home sweet home. I'm so grateful that I was able to visit my dear mom and that my dear daughter was able to come along this time. Laughter, tears and lot of love…
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Rainy day photos

Monday, May 22, 2017  Cloudy skies and occasional rain yesterday made for some interesting photos. The boys especially seem to know when I'm taking pictures and they really do pose for me. The girls seem a bit more camera shy and usually stand in groups.  The studs are all about…
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Taking a break

Friday April 28, 2017  Every year I choose one word to be my word of the year.  For me, it works much better than making resolutions each January and it puts out an intention or focus for the next 12 months.  Most years I would never dream of sharing my…
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April 20, 2017

Thursday April 20, 2017  The sandhill cranes fly over head all day long. I love their song and the graceful way they fly. I've not been able to capture them with my camera yet but I keep trying. Most of the photos I share are taken on my iPhone, because it's…
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Rainy day tours

Monday, April 3, 2017  We had a large tour group come through yesterday and even though it was raining we pulled it off.  They were all adults so we moved the tour inside and barn and our ambassador Scarlett was thrilled to have visitors see her "at home".  lol  Even…
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The heron

Friday, March 31, 2017  Whenever I leave the ranch, I drive past an open area with ponds. Many birds love this area of course, Canada Geese, Mallard Ducks, occasionally a flock of pelicans and many smaller songbirds. But one mysterious Blue Heron has captured my attention. Perhaps because my dear dad loved…
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Friday March 24

Friday, March 24, 2017  We did have snow fall yesterday but it didn't stick. Thank you mother nature! Forecast for today - sunny and 50°. In other words, perfect. :) I need to move some hay today to make room for a delivery this weekend and it doesn't need to…
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March 18, 2017

Saturday, March 18, 2017  The big thaw continues and I hope we can get some of the messy slush moved away from the front of the barn. Our grandson will be here with us today and he'll get a chance to show us his muscles. lol  The sandhill cranes are…
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Sunday, March 5

Sunday, March 5, 2017  Lots of melting yesterday, yay!  Just in time for a new snow storm that rolls in tonight. lol The firewood is still in good supply and we have enough hay for a bit longer so we'll just try to enjoy the beauty of it. My bigger concern…
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