more rain here.
Lots of lightning all around last night.
And of course a migraine.
It was just starting to get a bit dry.

Our plan to drop the hybrid calf at auction today may have changed.
Too muddy to maneuver the trailer in to get ...

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Went to Tractor Supply to use my quarterly 10% coupon. Feed, replenish fly spray, stuff for birds and squirrels.
As I am checking out the cashier scans the Dumor fly spray and informs me she doesn't like it. I wondered if she realized she is trashing ...

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It is here again.
Another long volunteer day.
However we have a new volunteer starting today who may be providing some relief for me.
We actually have a few new volunteers. And once they are trained will provide some relief for the whole core ...

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to town for groceries.
Not my favorite thing to do.

I am going to try flax seed for Tex's itches. Why haven't I heard of using this before now?
Anyone else use it?

I hope everyone has a great rest of the week.


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nicer weather with the onset of summer
We had a few HOT days with humidity. (I hate humidity)
But temps are back down in high 80's for the week. Cloudy and breezy also.
We have slight chances for rain. But we are somewhat saturated also. ...

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We had big bad hail along with the 4 inches of rain the other night.
So going to have an insurance adjuster come out and check the roof.

Also some trees down. A big job that I prefer to do in fall and winter.
Thankful for all the rain but ...

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Big line of thunderstorms all night and this morning.

Hunter - nice to see you. Pilot fell on the front steps. Doctor just released him to start moving around.
Off course he is over doing.

He should have been brained but not for the ...

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I am going to trail.
It sounds like Stude will show?
Glad to her the ponies are better. How did you deal with the founder?

Pilot is feeling much better but trying hard to still behave.

Have a great weekend! ...

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Not much happening.
A light rain shower this morning.
Made rattlesnake hunting a no go.
Saw it again yesterday when we went to feed the weaning calf.
It was probably close enough for a strike by the time I saw it but it went under the shed ...

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The weekend went by too fast.
Saturday I got to see our first Longhorn calf being born.
This one belongs to us. Wasn't close enough to determine for sure, but I think a heifer.
The last is a cross from the neighbor's corriente bull.@ ...

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The doctor informed Pilot after reviewing the CT scan that he had actually broken 4 not 3 spinal processes.

We had 20% chance of rain yesterday and it rained all day.
I should have been a weather guesser.
The weather is messing with first ...

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I've been working on a septic tank repair for Jmebear for a few months. That job just started out attempting to figure out why the leech lines weren't working properly and why the tank kept overflowing.
First I tried cleaning out the leech ...

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Happy Birthday!
Enjoy your AWESOME adventure! ...

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Again.
Super long volunteer day is planned.

First off feed calf which is still in the weaning pen. (and hopefully I don't run into the rattler this morning)
MaderChica informed me that the weaning process won't work since we have ...

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Plan is to feed the horses this morning and then walk and do maintenance on our best trail which we have not been on since some time last Fall. Tomorrow I plan to take Fancy on the trail provided I don't run into any major issues today. The wife is ...

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is finally suppose to stop blustering.

I suppose now the flies will really be bad.
They are awful. I use feed through, fly spray and balm, stall spray, and trap.
Nothing works?

I have a super long day today. All the regular volunteer ...

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My friend and I took the boys for a really long ride today.
We rode up to R&C's to check on things. They will be back from a trip tomorrow.
We saw 8 hogs, not good.

And since we were halfway down the road towards the cabin we decided ...

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A day to remember what many sacrificed so that we can live as comfortably as we do. So often we take our freedoms for granted and we forget the ones who made it possible.
Now, on a lighter more horsey note, I took Whisper out on the road late yesterday ...

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I had a three day migraine and it's finally gone.
This weather is culprit. We have high winds for a week and not ending until perhaps Tuesday.

My friend Amy is back and we did a ride Wednesday.
Pilot is doing better, able to get in and ...

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Most of my have to do list is done for the month.

Yesterday was Board meeting and election.
Today I picked up cattle feed. Still waiting on next new calf.

This coming Monday I chair the Resource Team meeting.

I missed the Preakness ...

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Watched The Preakness Saturday. Another interesting race. Like many others I was fixated on Bodexpress after he threw his rider, who was thankfully unhurt. He just kept on running, in fact, he did the whole track TWICE. As the race was taking place my ...

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Ssso tired.
The rain held off last evening so C and I snuck in a ride.
I wasn't feeling like getting on the big old boy Tex and chose Sarcee.
Of course she decided to be in a running mood.
It was fun anyway. C wanted to leg up a horse ...

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Volunteer day.
My friend Dianne and I are the only two volunteers from open to close today.
I also need to go to Help Center at noon.
And check on my dad at noontime and on my way home after 5.
I hope my feet and legs hold up.

Have ...

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Another storm last night.
Only a quarter inch but too wet again for turnout.
Everyone got out yesterday.

I took Tonto out to graze on lead after he had a nice bath.
I feel bad for him.
Thought about getting one of these plastic portable ...

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Happy Mother's Day!
Jet's birthday. He is 21.
And best of all it is FINALLY sunny.

We have had rain all week.
I know we always need it but we are finally saturated.

Long hard week for me taking care of everything with Pilot ...

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