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We took a quick trip out of town over the weekend.
We went to Gonzales. Dual purpose trip.
A friend was barrel racing. And we went so I could see the Come and Take It cannon.
We got there Saturday afternoon. Friend had a second place run on ...

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Back to work for me and WOW it was non-stop. That's okay. It's my element. I did not see the eclipse.
I know Shirley and Andy were saying they couldn't get on the forum. Maybe they need password resets (again).
No word on any jobs. ...

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Happy Friday everyone! The youngest daughter and I are on the road to Monterey, a 6+ hour drive to take her back to school for her junior year. Made it through the LA traffic and now flying through farmland. Lots of cows grazing, almond orchards/groves ...

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a MaderChica!
She and her friend Jewels are here for the week.
Todays plan is shop and lunch in Fredburg.

I need to break off after lunch and get groceries.
They decided they needed to have Pilot's famous fish tacos.

I also ...

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hay.
2 cubes of squares to DaneHaven and 4 rounds to SaneHaven.
I think that is only about 2-3 months of hay between horses and longhorns.

Friday at Cowie's went well. The interior framing is nearing completion.
Some of the plumbing ...

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I'm here in Denver. Nice visiting my sister and her family. The two cousins are getting along very well. No surprise, they're both great guys. There's another cousin I do want to see (my nephew) but he's a bit of a rebel and has been disrespectful ...

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We've come to the conclusion our Hawaii cat, Leland was eaten by coyotes. There's another cat missing from the neighbors' (at least one, I haven't asked anyone else) Coyotes were heard recently and we were focused on the heart attack situation ...

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It doesn't really feel like a vacation - not sure why. Maybe once I get underway and away from here... Just still sad about Leland-kitty which makes me hug my dogs more and now I'm leaving them. Plus I have two coworkers out for dad issues - one ...

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We got 3-1/4 inches of rain! Hopefully the pastures will be good going into winter.
It was looking a little iffy.

Pilot had to walk home from Ever After this morning.
He was in a hurry to get to Freiburg and didn't want to wait a few ...

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Sorry to hear about Eros.
A long but do-able journey.

Sad for for Hunter about Leland. Outside kitties are a gamble.
I hope Chatter bounces back.

Pilot did some watering. I made the filling for fig bars from the figs I had picked ...

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Eros had a very bad fall Wednesday and has possible fractured humerus. Due to swelling and a lot of muscle in the area never got a good x-ray. It happened about 1 quarter mile from the barn and it took about an hour to get him to the barn. He learned ...

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It's that day of the week again when I get to work my tail off.
Chores here first and then to DaneHaven to check on horses there and do chores.
Then to Resale until 1pm. And on to help center with a stop for post office and a round bale. @@ ...

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Already!
Still H-O-T here but some rain chances forecasted.
Pastures are pretty crispy. We need some rain now please to make it through winter.

The trail ride this weekend was a hot one.
The same person as always overheated. duh!
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Had a hurried morning because I had to take Braveheart to the vet. He's been determined to not wear a cone and has succeeded in removing it multiple times so he could get a the in idiom in his flank area and now its infected. He has to go back in ...

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It's seems like it's been hot forever.... at least it isn't as humid the last couple days and is cooling off more at night.
Horses are all good and Lacey, the Jenny foal is is so funny! When she heard me come out back this morning, she ...

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Forecast is for blazing hot!

What a crazy week so far. Including on Wednesday our only free day of the week.
The neighbors bull decided to show up while we were feeding our cattle.
Luckily ours are trained to go in the pens for feed. so I ...

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I get to go to Long Island tomorrow! It's been a long time and it will be nice to get away.

Cardiologist appt Friday. I'll be across the Sound but will be back that afternoon.

Not much else... ...

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The Austin job - I got referred. YAY! We shall see!
Other than that, a day at work. Chatter is finally dealing with the anyurism (I'm officially giving up on the spelling) (too lazy). It's very scary because it's gotten bigger and he's ...

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I have 2 Texas Saddlery Saddles 16" and they have barely been used. They've been stored in a closet for years and in excellent condition. They're great roping/working saddles and I have the tack to go with them. Also have a 3rd saddle in ...

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Back to back.
Resource Team and then Financial committee.
Both of which I chaired and all were gracious enough to knock both meetings out in short and sweet fashion.
A lot got accomplished today.

As long as I was half way to Fredburg ...

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Son #3 moving into 1st house. Loaded some stuff into horse trailer from Son #1 house last night take to #3 house today. Supposed to be wickedly hot/humid today.
No horse riding today!
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I've caught up reading some but don't really have time to be on here.
Went to MD to play with horses with my friend who insisted on getting a second horse. He's a beast. I worked his butt off to get him to stop running over top of everyone ...

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Not the kind that Stude was doing.

We thought we would have the day off from helping Cowies this week since Richard went to CA.
But Shirlene called and asked if we were coming and if we could finish the frame blocking.
So off we go this morning ...

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July 20th. July is almost gone?
How does this happen.

Volunteer day for me. It will be long.

We missed out on all our great rain chances this week. It is waaayy too dry again.
We have just been plugging along in the heat. Clearing ...

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