in mud!
Another long soaking shower last evening.
I wish I could send some to the fires.

Since it is wet we went back to extending the fence at Ever After.
It required welding so we laid off that project due to the danger of fire.
We ...

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Wife flew to PA for a couple weeks this past Wed. Her parents are starting have some issues and she wanted to spend some good quality time with them.
Kitchen is SLOWLY being remodeled. Floor, counter, back splash. It was SUPPOSED to be done before ...

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Pilot's pecan pie for dessert.
Cousin in for dinner of Shrimp Picatta over roasted broccoli.

Breakfast will be biscuits with sausage and gravy.

I make this often and it is very rich.
Ricotta mousse

15 ounces of Ricotta. ...

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8 Aug 2018 10:33 AM

Cow feeding first thing.
Horse chores second.
Finish watering third.

Pilot's cousin is stopping tomorrow evening for an overnight on his way back to El Paso.
Pilot promised to make him pecan pie, so he will be baking today.

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90's and sunny.
Not much happening.
Thankful because our schedule is usually pretty full.
I may move some rock today and the manure pile needs pushing.
Fence work at the cabin needs continuation but Pilot isn't enthused.

Yesterday ...

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A long volunteer day.
We are somewhat overwhelmed with donations.
Nothing I haven't had to work through before.
I had a great helper. A teen doing community service hours. She did everything I asked exactly as i explained..
Hoping she ...

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We got slightly more than an inch.
So far only 9 inches year to date.Not enough.

I did get 4 more rounds of Tifton. $100 each.
The bales are getting smaller and looser but I would rather have it than not.

Planning to ride in the morning ...

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thoughts for Stude and JMBear.
I hope all is well.

It is tinder dry and HOT here.
Horses are starting to cough from the dust in their pens.
I have been dumping their waters into instead of out of the pens. And hosing down everyone's ...

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Between yesterday afternoon and today I have been helping some friends evacuate their ponies and selves from the Carr Fire west and south of Redding. My own home in Fawn Lodge, and the town of Lewiston are on mandatory evacuation. I had no chance to get ...

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69* when I went out to give hay this morning.
Long volunteer day yesterday. But we are all friends so it is fun.

Pilot and a friend flew the Bug smasher.

A church friend passed. She was such a delight. Funeral on Monday.
My dear friend ...

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Farrier came early this morning.He wanted to get ahead of the heat.
We needed a couple trims. Farrier did one and Lucky Boy did one.

It was 106* yesterday and so far today even though we had a cold? front come through.
Pilot did the watering ...

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We are having a family target practice day.
B begged me to make tacos so it will be.

Pilot's 89 year old cousin from El Paso stayed over yesterday.
He is doing his 3 week Texas driving tour visiting friends and relatives.

The ride ...

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Trying to get some fun in before it is broiling hot.
Pilot was up at the crack'o dawn.
So i sent him flying.
My friend Amy is coming to ride with me.

Maybe go to town for groceries later. I hate going at the end of the week.
But ...

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The rest of the week 100*.

If it were me, I wouldn't move a horse to from his old Kentucky home to the moon.
My experience only. it takes so long for adjustments.And what you think will be easy usually isn't.
My guys are all still ...

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I'm just getting by, trying not to stress. My new job is awaiting the approval of my relocation amount (believe me it's not a large sum). If you google China Lake, put on the satellite, and see the stables out to the east of the base with 14 pens ...

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the year already.
It is almost Christmas! Does that make you feel cooler?
We picked up the meat for the second steer this morning.
Post your favorite ground beef recipe please. I don't have nearly enough.

Made ham and baked mac and ...

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That half of July went by fast.

My friend Amy and I rode on Friday the 13th.
Didn't even notice it was the 13th until I read Stude's post.
Chica did so great on the ride that I put her up early to end on the positive.
She didn't ...

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Whatever you do, don't get out of bed!


Too late, already did.

Took out Liebchen and she did great! She doesn't like being directed through the bit and bridle, however she is such a sweetie Liebchen is coming along beautifully ...

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Yesterday was an interesting day.
It started by friend coming to load their bull calf, taking him to their place for weaning.
Swapping out calves for weaning works well. Eliminates the need for penning for long periods of time.

As the loading ...

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Kidnapped the Grand Daughter last Friday for a week. Been having a blast and she is getting plenty of horse time, even added Apache to the mix.

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Connie I hope you have better luck getting your rain than we did.
The worry here is there will only be the first cutting this year.

Horses got bathed last evening. There was just enough of a shower to make them mud-balls.
Maybe a ride this ...

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All the rain chances have passed and only a scant 1/3 of an inch?
It rained most of the day in nearby Kville.
We did errands. Needed vehicle inspection and oil change, Got a new battery too.

Took my lap top in for maintenance so using ...

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of rain so far. Still waiting for some good downpours.

It poured really hard in By God Harper around 1pm.
I left town about 2 and it was dry when I got home. No excuse not to work Chica.
My legs are aching so it will be a short one.
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This morning anyway.
Hauled 8 more round bales. I had to take Tifton in order to make sure our horsey butts were covered for the coming winter.
$100 per each. Irrigated, green and clean. I out one out. The girls and Tonto think it is fine but the ...

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