So far barely a trickle of rain.

Another good ride yesterday.
Tiff came and I took the big man Tex out for a check ride.
He was a crabby pants because it was windy but he did well.
He rides equally with a halter or his bitless.
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Riding and rain
My friend Tiff is coming this afternoon to get a ride in before the forecasted rain moves in for the week.

We had a lovely ride Saturday.
Perfect weather.
Tiff has a little companion mare that was given to her.
A pretty ...

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75 Square Bales coming today and all 3 of my boys will be here to unload and stack while I watch. The perfect way to get squares.
2020 ended with over 19" of surplus rain. Two weeks left in January and we are already over 1" of surplus. Pastures ...

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Connie is back!
Sorry you had the virus and so glad not seriously.
I hope Cal is well.

I have had a few more friends who are/were positive.
I am definitely being super careful.

Jet seems to be feeling better after his teeth got ...

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degrees is still the low forecast for the next few nights.
Gusty winds today.
That should dry the rest of our mud.

Horses got turned out for a few hours yesterday.

Face, good to hear you were able to get rounds.
And you have some ...

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Took Jet and Tonto in for teeth.
Jet has had trouble off and on for the past year.

I also had Tonto's eye reevaluated.
I have elected not to continue any treatment.
The answer is the same no matter what I do.
6 months to 2 years ...

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Temps down to the 20's overnight for the next few days.
Forecast for rain and snow also.

Monday I hope is at least is clear during the day.
Taking Tonto back to have his eye reevaluated.
Not sure that cryo is going to help anymore ...

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I am gone all day tomorrow so need to get stuff around here ready.
Hay portioned out, etc.
Need to feed cows today as they will get skipped tommorow.
Cows and calves all seem to be doing fine. The warmer weather helps.
Same for the horses ...

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to do errands.
Need to leave about noon so there is plenty of time to do chores.
But that eats up the day.

Pilot plans to fly today.
Last flight before oil change.
It should be a gorgeous day for it. Sunny and 70.
Hoping the winds ...

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morning.

We had our traditional Christmas eve tamales and champagne.
Pilot made his cheesecake. MaderChica requests it when she visits.

Today is dinner at Sis's.
Pilot will make turkey.
I have sweet potatoes ready to go in the ...

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the Christmas decors came down.
Need to grab the wreaths off the front gate and will on the way back from feeding cows in the morning.

I am hoping horses can go out tomorrow afternoon.
There is nothing for them to eat but they need to move ...

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of the new year.

We had a coating of ice and then a snowstorm last night.
At least 2 inches or more
Yep i still hate snow.
Horses are in for the wet.

Calves and mommas made it through.
Tonight will be cold again and then we will ...

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weather here.
We got a wet cold blast.

Temps started dropping at about 10 am.
We have a couple days of rain and low temps.

MaderChica came to check out our new calves.
The 3rd one was finally born early yesterday morning.
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Sarcee's tooth that is.
We did a ride yesterday and MaderChica wanted to ride Sarcee.
They claimed each other the first time they met.

Sarcee had not been ridden since the whole tooth issue started.
So I started on Sarcee and MC on ...

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Eve of Christmas.

Sorry for your surgery news Face.

Pilot did not get the best news on his knee either.
Plan is continue topical, Then maybe cortisone shot and after maybe another type of joint lube shot.
Last is orthoscopic (not the ...

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Wednesday. When it gets light out I will go to the barn...seems the days of wearing a headlamp and walking down the road in the dark are over. Safer to wait until daylight the way they travel this road.
Stude, you mentioned the star. I had a share ...

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trim here also.
But it won't get done today.
Pretty much all are in need except Sarcee.

Sarcee is feeling much better since her tooth removal.
She acts brighter and her little spurts of energy are popping out again.
I need to take ...

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to be made.
One of our volunteer team members is moving.
Her buyers requested to have an earlier closing so she is stuck with a lot of furniture that needed to leave quickly.
I took the horse trailer over and we got what we thought would sell ...

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morning.
Only a quarter inch.

Slowed down our cedar removal at the cabin.
We started yesterday. May be dry enough to resume this afternoon.

Cattle are always interested when we are working.
They huddle around like they are learning ...

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you are.
One of Pilot's sayings when things go wrong.
Irritating but true.

It is Thursday.
No regular shift at Resale.
We closed due to covid.
People weren't taking it seriously so guess what?
I will go by and do some ...

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Sorry, no clever rhyme for you today. Monday was miserable, Tuesday was tolerable, and Wednesday dawned well. So there's your rhyme. Pathetic as these things go, however it will have to do
The return of Mineres to my life was both my fault and ...

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finish Christmas shopping.
We did well, all but one are done.
Almost all are
wrapped also.

Face, I am sorry for your family's struggle with this illness.
A couple we are close friends with had it months ago and he still isn't ...

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.... from the Home Office. My goal is to NEVER go back to the office. I have a nice setup at home and love the lack of social distractions. My day starts earlier which means I am done earlier. Actually I am engaged longer as I will do one final check ...

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Sarcee has her dental this morning.
We dropped her off last night.
Hoping it is only reconstruction on one tooth $ ka-ching.
Needs to be done or pulled.
Not happy about it but it is painful.

We had a sprinkle of rain this morning but ...

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feels so much better.
Yesterday's dental was an extraction of the broken tooth.

Interesting process starts with sedation. of course.
Then a scope to see what is necessary.
Then a nerve block with a very long needle near the eye.@@ ...

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